Shaft Engineer ( Mining / Maintenance / Underground / GCC / Shaft ) – Tanzania

Eastern Africa
Posted 8 months ago

Reference No. 232 07 RR


Job Description:

Our client, an international mining house, is seeking a Shaft Engineer who will contribute on a practical note to ensure activities in the Engineering and Services department are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost-effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to Mining Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures and ensure targets are met.



  • Implement and coordinate safe and efficient hoisting procedures to attain scheduled production tonnage at minimum cost.
  • Implement standard operating methods and safety procedures in compliance with plant and government mine regulations.
  • Monitoring and control of critical stoppages and incidents resulting in reducing production and execution of appropriate action plan to ensure reoccurrence is prevented.
  • Effectively promote, deploy and comply with all safety & health and environmental policies, standards, procedures and regulations in accordance with Tanzanian mining legislation.
  • Management of maintenance, repairs and servicing of equipment within area of responsibility.
  • Effective and efficiency of allocation of maintenance resources as measured by schedule compliance, PM compliance, level of planned vs. unplanned work and the ongoing management of backlogs.
  • Plan and implement predictive and preventive maintenance strategies and techniques, to ensure that the Hoist Plant Asset condition is maintained at high standard and incompliance with applicable regulations.
  • Proactively develop quality systems, approaches and practices as needed
  • Expansion of mining infrastructure and activities and related services to support production planning
  • Supplier and vendor management and networking, specifically related to local business to further Tanzanian national mining industry development
  • Ensure that all daily, weekly and monthly reports are completed accurately, on time with appropriate content
  • Preparation of the annual budget and management thereof and implementation of continuous improvement and cost control
  • Identify training needs within the team and develop training plan in conjunction with Supervisors and the training department
  • Create working environment that ensures team member gain new skills and achieve their full potential by developing and implementing effective training and mentoring programs
  • Ensure deployment of key initiatives and communication of relevant messages to team members and all other relevant parties
  • Ensure that all safety incidents are reported and investigated according to procedures and on time
  • Assist with any other assistance in investigation when required


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar diversified high-level portfolio.
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Competence certification in mechanical or electrical engineering field for Mines and Works
  • Knowledge of major mining product suppliers and service providers
  • Experience in Shafts, Underground Production is essential
  • Engineering understanding and knowledge of Mine Winder hoisting systems with previous operating experience at mine(s) specializing directly with winder hoist systems.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent/Fixed
  • Competitive annual USD Net package
  • FIFO rotation – 6/3
  • Tier One Global Mining Company



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Ruan Roodt

Senior Executive Consultant

CA Mining


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