Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Backfill Manager

To manage the backfill operation to satisfy the production requirement of up to 60 stopes spread over the above extent with planned sequencing, timely preparation of bulkheads, transport routes, pouring times and communication.

 The key roles & deliverables includes :-

To maintain zero rate accidents in the section through good housekeeping and adhering to standard operating procedures in order to enhance production.
To build the backfill system and organisation to fulfill the backfill requirement of a mine expanding from two to six million tonnes of ore per year.
To conduct research on backfill materials for geo-mechanical properties and cemented fill in order to improve quality, enhance safety and improve operations.
To manage and maintain operations of the backfill plants in order to ensure that they meet the volume of the voids created underground.
Responsible for training and development of subordinates on the use of scheduling and planning programmes and interpretation of data from research laboratories in order to stay abreast with modern technology and improve backfill operational efficiency.
To prepare management reports for progress and decision making.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

Degree in Civil or Mining Engineering.
Minimum of 10 years working experience in backfill operations is must.
Hands on experience of hydraulic and paste filling operations integrated with production.
An in depth knowledge and understanding of underground mining operations and its relationship with backfill.
Skills to build, lead and motivate an embryonic backfill team.
Interpersonal skills to work with various stake holders such as production personnel, planning personnel, geotechnical engineers etc.
Flair for achieving results under production pressures.
Passion towards his job with highest standard on integrity, ethics and commitment.
          We request the candidates to apply for this challenging role only if they fulfill the above criteria.

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