Mine Engineer: Planning - Isilumko Staffing, Northern Cape

  • Northern Cape
  • Salary: R1 000.00 Per Month Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Mining
  • Posted by Isilumko Staffing on Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Reference: BRMOMPE
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 52 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Isilumko Staffing






·         To produce strategic mine plans and survey related aspects. Summarise and analyse production data records. Determine ore distribution and efficiencies.


Required Skills

  • mine planning
  • planning software

Candidate Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Essential unless otherwise indicated):

·         Grade 12

·         Bachelor of Science Engineering (Mining) / Bachelor of Technology (Mining) / National Higher Diploma (Mining Engineering)


EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS (Essential unless otherwise indicated):

·         3 Years’ Mine planning (strategic business planning)

·         3 Years’ Operational mining experience

·         3 Years’ Planning Software (M24D, Datamine, Board & Pillar Mining)


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS (Essential unless otherwise indicated):

·         Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

·         Mine Planning Software

·         Analyse production results against planned schedules and recommend corrective action.

·         Identify alternative / new support products or systems and conduct tests to determine suitability for use. Compile reports and present business case to stakeholders, if necessary.

·         Obtain, check and refine information. Collate and submit reports. Run data exception reports and take corrective action. Conduct document control spot-checks.

·         Identify recurring problems and derive creative solutions involving team members or using own vocational knowledge and experience.

·         Implement compliance requirements. Communicate compliance changes.

·         Ensure operational plan is implemented. Determine number of faces required to ensure that production targets can be achieved given the drill and blast capacity.

·         Prepare long, medium and short term mineral extraction plans and production schedules. Prepare and collate information to determine risks associated with the execution of short and medium term mine plan. (Should face samples be analysed)

·         Promote and assure adherence to safety, health and environmental procedures. Identify unsafe and hazardous situations. Diagnose incidents and accidents by completing root cause analyses and take corrective action. Conduct risk assessments. Stop work in unsafe areas.


Recruitment Process:

·         The candidate will be appointed on the condition of being certified medically fit as per Mine Health and Safety Act 29/1996.  Preference will be given to applicants from previously disadvantaged groups to support the company’s employment equity plan

·         Communication will only be with shortlisted candidates

·         Copies of information as per minimum requirements + Payslip + word formatted cv

·         Jino Swart Talent Acquisition Executive Isilumko Staffing (jino.swart@isilumko.co.za)



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Isilumko Staffing PTY (LTD), a South African based company, has two business divisions Isilumko Staffing and Isilumko Media. The company was founded in 1992 and has an established national infrastructure in all major business centres including Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth & Bloemfontein.

Studentwise Publishing & Marketing (Pty) Ltd ("Studentwise P/L") was founded in 1993. At the outset, the company offered its clients flexible staffing services and solutions utilising a student labour pool to satisfy a temporary staffing need and has grown from that point.

The company has divided its focus into two separate divisions one being Isilumko Staffing and the other Isilumko Media. Both pull resources from the Studentwise student staffing pool for their respective clients needs.

The company's high-quality human capital is driven by an entrepreneurial culture placing a premium on innovation and embracing an informal yet professional style. The company's profit history is fostered by flat company structures, open communications and a non-hierarchical team ethos. The company is fortunate to have a long serving management team who compliment each other and operate well as a unit. With our vision and positioning we believe the company is uniquely positioned to continue strong growth