Principal Tailings Engineer

Location: Johannesburg Posted Date: March 12, 2018
Employer: Polyglot Group
Employer Job Id: Careermine Job Id: 1440708

Our client, an International consultancy firm, is expanding in Africa and South Africa markets.
They are looking for a Principal Tailings Engineer to join a dynamic team.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Review, design, construction and remediation of tailings structures at all stages of the project, including pre-feasibility, feasibility, detailed design and construction stages.
  • Undertaking desk based studies utilising data and information from a variety of sources.
  • Undertaking due diligence reviews.
  • Undertaking scoping and pre-feasibility studies.
  • Design and supervision of waste facilities.
  • Project management and co-ordination.
  • Report and proposal writing.
  • Mentoring consultant level staff as required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Honours Degree or equivalent in a civil or mining engineering subject, with preferably a higher degree and/or significant experience gained internationally.
  • 5 + years' specific experience with tailings.
  • Previous experience of design, build and maintenance of Tailings Storage Facilities.
  • Proven track record of bringing projects in on time, within budget and to the client's satisfaction.
  • Competent report and proposal writing skills requiring strong English language skills (verbal and written).
  • Able to work well with clients and EPCM teams
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects and clients at one time, delivering design services on time and budget.
  • Strong technical ability in tailings management, geotechnics, heap leaching and water management.
  • Ability to review reports and analyses, and carry out audits.
  • Ability to manage people, technical teams and mentor junior staff.

If you are interested in this position, please send us your resume and cover letter.

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