Tailings Engineer

Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time
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We are currently looking for a Tailings engineer to supplement our existing Engineering, Mine Waste and Geotechnical teams in South Africa. The successful applicant will be a degree qualified civil engineer with experience in tailings, water dam design and associated lining systems, general engineering design project management, construction contract administration and construction site supervision.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5-10 years' relevant experience
  • B.Sc. in Engineering or similar qualification
  • Professional registration (PrEng or similar) will be advantageous
  • Design of tailings and associated water dams, and related infrastructure including costing and reporting
  • Project engineering management
  • Tender and contract documentation and administration
  • Construction monitoring and management
  • General assistance with broader civil engineering activities (hydrology, water balances, structural)
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Geo-Slope/Slide
  • Undertaking site visits and audits

Person Specification:

  • English speaking with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong mentoring skills
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Project management skills


How to apply

Please send an email with your cover letter and CV to:

HR Administrator
Sid Gobind