Rock Mechanics Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Mopani Copper Mines Plc

Vacancy title:
Rock Mechanics Engineer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Science & Engineering ]

Jobs at:

Mopani Copper Mines Plc

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, May 14 2024

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa

Job Purpose The Responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to the following:
• Continuous acquisition of Geotechnical data through core logging and Discontinuity surveys.
• Carry out Geotechnical data analysis, Interpretation and designs using appropriate analytical and numerical geotechnical methods.
• Enforce underground projects compliance to ground control management plan.
• Conduct regular rock mechanics inspections and monitoring of projects excavations and ground support (management of ground control instrumentation that will be installed in large excavations) – rock mechanics inspections conducted 3 days in a week.
• Conduct ground support reviews and enforce quality control on ground support and excavation mining.
• Maintain and conduct monthly updates of the ground condition and geotechnical mine plans for project areas.
• Drive the health, safety and environment standards/policy awareness and practice in the Department to ensure compliance.
Facilitate SLAM.MCOM, training.
• Adhering to all other assignments that are given and are lawful and fair. To be considered for this position, the candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree qualified in Geotechnical Engineering, Mining Engineering or Geology.
• Member of Engineering Institution of Zambia.
• At least 2 years practical mining experience and Rocsience software or any other 3D Numerical package.
• Must possess a non-restricted Blasting License.
• Interested and qualified? Click here to apply

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

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