Barrick Gold Corporation
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Medium Term Planning Engineer

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Lumwana Mining Company is seeking to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Medium-Term Planning Engineer to join the versatile Strategic Planning team.

Reporting to the Coordinator — Medium Term Planning, you will be responsible for delivery of the medium-term forecast mining plans, bench extraction plans, budgets associated with waste dump, stockpiles and supporting infrastructure for the medium-term plans.

Your duties will include but not limited to the following:

  • Creating the medium-term forecast mining plans, bench extraction sequences and budgets.
  • Ensuring ore recoveries are maximized, equipment is utilized effectively, waste is dumped in a manner which allows waste dumps to be built efficiently and progressive rehabilitation to occur.
  • Ensuring the medium-term plans follows logical, practical mining sequences particularly wet and dry season mining strategies requirements.
  • Ensuring the haulage model is optimized within the mining area.
  • Ensuring dewatering program and GC drilling plan are integrated into the Open Cut Mine plan.
  • Ensuring mining operation is following the plan and mine to design.
  • Assisting with production of mining reconciliation reports for quarterly and annual periods tracking mine production.
  • Designing of waste dump sequences for medium term planning horizons including limits, development sequences, tip heads, spine roads and competent material requirements.
  • Assisting the departmental Coordinators in the development of bench extraction plans and blast maters.
  • Liasing with geology to ensure suitable quantity and quality of ore for processing requirements,
  • Under the guidance of the department superintendent develop pit, dump and other infrastructure designs which are appropriate to suit the needs of the mine planning.
  • Tracking the performance of the medium-term plans against actual plan performance
  • Assisting in the development of standard operating procedures
  • Providing support to other mine planning disciplines when required.
  • Promoting a culture of safety and productivity

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Bachelor of Mining Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Should have a minimum 3 years relevant experience in the mining industry
  • Experience in planning large open pit mines
  • Experience in Mine Planning, Design and Production Engineering
  • Experience in Vulcan and/or Deswik desirable
  • Experience in using scheduling software including but not limited to Mine Sched
  • Competent with Microsoft office suite of products
  • Displays initiative and teamwork skills
  • Able to drive and holds a valid driver’s license

Applicants that meet the above stated requirements are invited to submit their CVs through http:/(

Barrick has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management. Barrick offers equal employment opportunities to qualified men and women

Women who meet the above qualification are strongly encouraged to apply