Tailings Engineer (TSF / Mining / Engineering / Construction / Project Management / Geotechnics) – Southern Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. 452-0103LH

Reference Number: 452-0103LH


Job Description:

Our client is seeking an experienced Tailings Engineer to be based in both in the design office as well as on various mining project sites across Africa.



  • Review, design, construction and remediation of tailings structures throughout project lifecycle including pre-feasibility, feasibility, detailed design, construction and operational stages.
  • Conducting desk-based studies utilising data and information acquired from various sources.
  • Conduction due diligence reviews, scoping and pre-feasibility studies.
  • Design and supervision of waste facilities.
  • Project management and co-ordination.
  • Writing of reports and proposals.
  • Providing mentoring and training.
  • Travel to site as required.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Honours Degree in Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering or similar.
  • Registered Professional Engineer.
  • 15 years minimum experience in the design, construction and maintenance of Tailings Storage Facilities across all stages of large scale mining projects.
  • Experience serving as the Engineer of Record on large projects.
  • Well-versed in tailings management, geotechnics, heap leaching and water management.
  • Proven track record of bringing projects in on time, within budget and client approval.
  • Strong report and proposal writing skills.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and clients simultaneously, delivering design services on time and within budget.
  • Ability to review reports, carry out audits, manage people, technical teams and providing mentoring and training.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Permanent employment opportunity.


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to llaas@camining.com.


Please visit www.camining.com for more exciting opportunities.


Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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