Job title: Project Lead - Tailings - Northern Cape - Mining - Tailings Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Legal
Expertise: Other Legal
Skills: Mining remining reclaiming tailings mechanical engineer chemical engineer tailings engineer plant EPC
Salary type: Annual
Salary: ZAR 1,400,000.00
Location: Aggeneys - Northern Cape
Job published: 2021-07-21
Job ID: 32534

Job Description



Project Manager or Engineer with Mining or Civil Engineering background and extensive Tailings facilities experience.



Our client is a large international diversified natural resources company with operations across Africa, India and Australia. They are looking for a qualified Mining Engineer / Civil Engineer / Tailings Engineer to join their dynamic team in the Northern Cape as Project Lead for the Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) Remining, Processing and Deposition Project.



  • Total cross functional Project Management role covering but not limited to GeoTechnical, Resource modelling, Mining, Processing, Regulatory and Deposition.
  • Leading the Project Team who will be tasked with developing and implementing definitive remining, processing and deposition plans as well with the possibility of expanding the current TSF and/or developing a new one.
  • Remining and Deposition Plans of the mines TSF’s.
  • Design, Planning and Feasibility plans.
  • Planning and Managing other tailings projects and/or TSF’s on site;
  • Knowledge of regulations, methods, processes and equipment related to tailings operations and facilities.
  • Practical experience in construction and maintenance of tailings facilities.
  • Using advanced techniques, theories, and practices to synthesise and analyse data for decision making / recommendations;
  • Planning, developing schedules, coordinating and overseeing manpower on important tailings projects to meet completion deadlines;
  • Supervising, coordinating and reviewing / evaluating activities carried out by Project Team;



  • Relevant degree (BEng or BSc) in Civil or Mining Engineering
  • PMBOK  / PMP or similar Project Management qualification would be beneficial.
  • 6-10 Years demonstrated experience with Tailings projects is required.
  • Previous experience in bulk earthworks is beneficial
  • Legislation knowledge related to TSF design and ability to support water use and waste management license applications;
  • Strong Safety Focus
  • Knowledge in tendering and scoping.
  • Proven skills/ experience / exposure to lead integrated project tailings projects coupled with sound project management skills;
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Projects, Relevant Slope stability and seepage analysis software. Proficiency in other engineering related software will be considered beneficial.


Salary – Market Related and Negotiable

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