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*> Position: Geotechnical Engineer *>

*> Lumwana Mine, Kalumbila, Zambia. *>

*> Reporting to: *> *> Geotechnical Coordinator*>

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick
Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300
km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial
capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining
approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper
concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year
over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut
copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for highly committed and
qualified individuals to be considered for the position of *> Geotechnical
Engineer. *>

_ Role Summary _ *>

Reporting to the *> Geotechnical Coordinator *> *> , you will provide
support with regards to Ground Control . Your duties will include
but are not limited to the following:

_ Responsibilities _ *>

> Ensure that the geotechnical properties and behaviour of the material comprising the pit slopes and dumps are properly understood.
> Ensure that geotechnical advice and design recommendations provided in relation to the open pits, dumps, stockpiles, sumps, haul roads and drainage channels is understood and executed correctly in the field.
> Regularly inspect and monitor ground conditions at the active face.
> Collect, analyse and interpret the required geotechnical data.
> Analyse monitoring results and report any anomalies.
> Assist in providing technical advice and design analysis for ground control issues related to the open pits, dumps, stock piles, sumps, haul roads and drainage channels.
> Carry out regular audits of the pit slopes and dumps and record results as per the schedule and methodology prescribed by the Geotechnical Coordinator.
> Carry out blast vibration monitoring and blast audits, and record and communicate the results for feedback into drill and blast design.
> Supervise slope stabilization works, geotechnical drilling, and installation of monitoring equipment with an emphasis on a high level of safety and quality.
> Continually improve their geotechnical skills by way of working through the geotechnical skills matrix and seeking guidance and mentorship from the Geotechnical Coordinator.

_ Experience & Qualifications _ *>

> Grade 12 Certificate
> BSc in Mining Engineering/Geology/Geotechnical engineering
> Experience (2 years) in the Mining industry
> Experience in large multi pit operations utilizing large scale mining equipment i.e. drill rigs and blasting experience essential.
> Ability to communicate effectively across all levels.
> Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications.
> Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia. *> *>

*> Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are
resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply. *> *> *> *>
Lumwana Mine does not solicit for payment of any funds towards the
recruitment process.*>

‘Be Aware of Fraudsters’*>

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or
Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and
Reference Checks*> *> . *> *>

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