Senior Mining Rock Engineer needed at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

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Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Senior Mining Rock Engineer jobs in Gauteng

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : August 14, 2022

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Key Responsibilities

Drive a strategy related to the challenges and potential innovations and solutions in mining:

  • Apply sound scientific knowledge in problem solving and synthesising solutions using mining domain knowledge, e.g. Mining rock engineering, rock science, mining processes, mine value chain;
  • Actively scan cutting edge technologies in and outside mining sector to solve critical, primarily mining and rock engineering issues;
  • Re-imagine solutions to support the mining industry using this technology, primarily to solve geophysics problems;
  • Drive multidisciplinary teams to build and implement solutions across various technology readiness scales proof of concept through to commercial product;
  • Translate mining business challenges into technical solutions;

Apply project management and business processes and applications to develop business problems into technical solutions:

  • Define program, scope and objectives, deliverables, schedule, financial risk, resource, interdependency, and integration management;
  • Ensure projects are managed in an integrated way;
  • Develop and implement governance systems to manage and deliver on the rock engineering portfolio of projects;

Lead And Develop The Rock Engineering Technical Discipline

  • Grow the rock engineering capability within the cluster;
  • Lead and disseminate technical knowledge and expertise related to the mining value chain, including mentorship of CSIR staff;

Business Development

  • Drive business growth
  • Develop and manage a balanced Research;
  • Development and Innovation projects pipeline/ programme to deliver impact to the industry;
  • Maintain awareness of business development opportunities for CSIR wide customer base, where relevant refer opportunities to relevant Clusters and Divisions;

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Develop and facilitate national and international stakeholder network to broaden and deepen mining opportunities;
  • Engage stakeholders to continuously assess mining related challenges and potential opportunities;
  • Drive partnerships with key strategic stakeholders to promote RDI programmes;
  • Participate in technical industry bodies, particularly in mining, e.g. SAIMM, SANIRE;

Human Capital

  • Develop and manage an HR and succession plan that will ensure that the relevant rock engineering skills are developed;
  • Assist with growing of the rock engineering mining capability within the cluster;
  • Mentor and supervise junior researchers/ engineers;

Financial sustainability

  • Drive business growth for the mining and mineral resources group and manage a projects pipeline to deliver contract RDI income from external clients as per the financial KPI’s;
  • Submit proposals for grant and private sector funding;
  • Implement cost containment measures to avoid an operating loss;
  • Achieve a clean financial audit.

Qualifications, skills and experience;

  • A Master’s degree in specializing in rock engineering with at least eight years’ experience in underground mining operations with one of the following commodities, gold , or platinum, as a rock engineer;
  • During the above eight years’ experience, at least five years’ experience should be in:
    • Leadership solving mining and other related challenges with a focus on rock support and the application of geotechnical tools;
    • Establishing and maintaining links with internal and external stakeholders and clients, as well as the research community;
    • Mining extraction processes (drill, blast & hauling);
    • Mining design software or numerical modelling related software;
    • Rock engineering problem solving;
    • Setting rock engineering standards;
    • Design of rock engineering projects and reports;
  • A Doctoral degree in rock engineering/ mining engineering or related with a COM Rock Engineering certificate would be advantageous;
  • Must be registered with the SANIRE/ ECSA or qualified to register with SANIRE/ ECSA;
  • Knowledge of Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA);
  • Ability to lead innovation and technology adoption in the mining industry;
  • Ability to innovate and generate new knowledge;
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team;
  • Problem-solving and solution-seeking orientation;
  • Financial / Business acumen;
  • Good interpersonal and team skills;
  • Project management skills;
  • Applied research skills;
  • Excellent English communication, presentation and writing skills, including the publication of technical outputs.

Closing Date: 14th, July 2022

How to Apply for this Offer

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