Senior Explosives Engineer (Blasting / Underground / Mining Engineer / Customer Service) – Limpopo, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 3 weeks ago

Reference No. 380-0905LH

Reference Number: 380-0905LH


Job Description:


Our client is in search of a Senior Explosives Engineer from an underground blasting background in the mining industry to join their team on site in Limpopo.



  • Driving the implementation and development of new blasting technology and methodology on site.
  • Ensuring safe and effective product and service implementation.
  • Risk management and mitigation.
  • Stakeholder engagement and ensuring effective communication at all levels.
  • Forecasting and inventory control.
  • Blasting design, data management and supervising blasting activity.
  • Providing technical expertise in troubleshooting and equipment maintenance.
  • Reporting and KPI management.
  • Managing and developing customer relationship.
  • Continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensuring site safety requirements are adhered to and actively promoted.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Mining Engineering Degree or similar technical qualification.
  • Blasting certificate.
  • Explosives Engineering diploma.
  • 5 years previous experience in an Explosives Engineer role within underground mining environments.
  • 3 years’ experience in Site Supervisor or more senior level positions.
  • Competent with general drill & blast designs and able to undertake complex blast designs and troubleshoot customer queries.
  • Competent in pre and post blast measurement and assessment techniques.
  • Previous experience providing mentoring and training across various levels.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 12 month contract.
  • Relocation to Limpopo required.


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