Chief Mine Engineer
French Africa 05-18-2006

High profile project in the Copper belt seeks an enthusiastic and autonomous technical engineer.   This is a chance to establish yourself as a member of the core management team at this Open pit copper mine.  Well-financed privately owned mining company is assembling a top notch group of international mining professionals and now requires a Chief Mine Engineer to manage design and operations at two open pit mines.

Located near a medium-sized town, you will be provided furnished housing and automobile, plus competitive salary, and insurance.  The rotation is still to be determined - so residential or FIFO available to suit your needs.


  • Manage mining contractor
  • Short and Long-term strategic mine planning
  • Pit engineering functions (ore control, drilling / blasting, mine dewatering)
  • Review production targets monthly against long term goals
  • Ensure environmental plans are respected
  • Report to the General Manager
  • Respect and promote safe working environment


  • Engineering Degree required
  • French language skills: written and spoken
  • Prior experience working in a developing country (esp. Africa) would be advantageous.
  • Experience with mine planning software tools
  • Excellent organization skills; setting objectives, assessing technical progress
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and management



If you are interested in this offer, please send your CV to the e-mail with the vacancy name as the subject: 

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