Our client, a leader within the international mining community, is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer for their new mine in Northern Cape.


  • Perform routine quality control inspections, investigations and assessments of all works
  • Conduct and /or observe and monitor quality control tests of all ground support products
  • Prepare training and briefing material of ground support materials and procedures
  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly quality control of all ground support products
  • Liaise with all relevant parties regarding ground support products on the relevant quality related issues
  • Conduct quarterly quality control tests (on-site) of all ground support used at the mine
  • Coordinate and/or supervise and monitor all support trials and submit full feasibility reports thereof
  • Assist in installing, maintaining, monitoring and interpreting underground and surface instrumentation including seismic and report any problems
  • Attend risk assessments and provide input with regards to Geotech Engineering related issues (submitted for monthly planning)
  • Ground assessment and recommendations
  • Perform basic structural mapping, and assist with core logging and undertake mechanical property testing where required
  • Routine reading of instruments and submitting relevant report
  • Assist and attend with pre-planning and planning meetings when required – plan reading to identify possible problem areas
  • Assist in implementing Ground Control District Plan (GCD Plan)
  • When required, assist with fall of ground incidents, accidents and submitting written reports
  • Assist the Geotechnical Engineer as and when required

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BSc Geology
  • Analytical and Numerical ability
  • Computer literate in the use of MS Office Package
  • Valid Code B driver’s license
  • Results and performance orientated
  • Must be able to work in a very remote area

Contractual information:

  • 2- 3 year contract
  • Housing will be provided

Please apply directly or visit our website www.mining-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.

Aabida Davis
Recruitment Specialist
CA Mining: Global Recruitment

If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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