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Assistant Mine Surveyor

JOB SUMMARY

To acquire and interpret spatial information for effective service delivery in line with the Mine Survey code of practice and relevant international best practice standards

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • BSc (Hons) relevant Survey degree
  • 4 years post qualification experience
  • Valid Botswana driver’s license

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recommends working cost saving initiatives into budgets within approved parameters.
  • Drafts the drilling pattern as per parameters provided by the mining engineer.
  • Conducts audits of drill patterns to determine compliance to design and recommends corrective action.
  • Set out drill pattern as per drilling plan for drilling to commence.
  • Carries out calibration measurements of drilling equipment to ensure drilling accuracy
  • Reconciles actual blast evaluation parameters (tons and carats) with the designed parameters and recommends corrective action to the tactical planner if deviations are identified.
  • Sets out mining limits to guide mining to comply to design and recommend loading patterns to Mining Engineer for consideration.
  • Establish and install grade control tools for compliance on loading to required elevation.
  • Carries out calibration of drilling and loading equipment to ensure drilling accuracy and loading to correct grade.
  • Carry out survey measurements for the purpose of analysing movements of original ground, pit slope walls and structural deformation behavior.
  • Ensures availability of structural and pit slope stability monitoring systems.
  • Acquires and analyses spatial data from the system for integrity, movements of original ground, pit slope walls and structural deformation behavior and informs the relevant stakeholder.
  • Measures pit and stockpiles, and updates plans accordingly. Calculates pit and stockpile volumes using the appropriate methodology to inform the ore accounting process.
  • Provides demarcations on stockpiles and recommends tipping and loading plan to relevant Mining Engineer and Geologist.
  • Manages spatial data in terms of data capture and updating of existing spatial datasets as per legal requirement
  • Analyses, interprets and validates spatial data from different sources to create and maintain the geographical model to be used as a basis for all present and future locations of the mine services and structures
  • Implements and ensures compliance to best practice survey standards in data collection, analysis and presentation.
  • Implements quality control and assurance systems for all suppliers and contractors providing survey service.
  • Conducts audits of the pit to determine compliance to design and advise on deviation to relevant stakeholder
  • Undertakes survey technical investigations and research studies aimed at improving the survey service delivery
  • Identifies and manages the implementation of and adherence to legal and corporate governance principles/requirements
  • Updates and maintains legal plans as per statutory requirements
  • Initiates, monitors and controls short term sectional projects to ensure attainment of desired results
  • Implements the Safety, Health and Environmental programme in area of responsibility
  • Manages subordinates’ key effectiveness areas by setting, monitoring and reviewing performance and taking remedial action as necessary
  • Implements the departmental talent management initiatives by ensuring the right competence and effectiveness of manpower (capacity building) through developing and implementing career, localisation/succession, training and development plans
  • Implements knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with all key stakeholders and partners to ensure achievement of business objectives

EFFECTIVENESS AREAS

  • Financial Effectiveness
  • Drilling and Blasting Control Information
  • Loading and Hauling Control Information
  • Deformation Monitoring
  • Weekly Pit and Production & Intra-Plant Stockpile Measurements
  • Spatial Information Management
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Corporate Governance
  • Projects and Technical Investigations
  • Subordinate Effectiveness
  • Safety, Heath & Environment
  • Talent Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Client Relationships

Closing date and application instructions

Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply, enclosing a current Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of certificates.

Please indicate the reference number of the position in the subject line on both the email and application letter.

Send applications to e-mail:

RecruitmentOLM@debswana.bw

Closing date: 16 February 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be responded to.

Location

Orapa

Company

The Sunday Standard

Publication date

05.02.2019

Publication end date

16.02.2019

Other details
Match criteria
Location
  • Orapa
Education level
  • Honours
Industry
  • Mining
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