Mine Superintendent job at Kariba Minerals Limited

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Vacancy title:
Mine Superintendent

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Kariba Minerals Limited

Deadline of this Job:
13 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, May 06, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Mine Superintendent

Kariba Minerals Limited is a mining company and has long been a reliable source of high-quality Amethyst for major manufacturers of gemstone related products. The company is owned 100% by ZCCM Investment Holdings. The company’s market share is estimated at over 90% of the Amethyst originating from Zambia, and we are arguably the largest single Amethyst producer in the world. Presently, the company exports its products mainly to international markets. Worldwide, it is one of the oldest mines for semi-precious stones and one of the largest sources of quality amethysts. Kariba mine is based in Mapatizya which is approximately 110km from Kalomo in the Southern Province.
The company is therefore inviting for applications from highly motivated, result oriented, qualified and experienced persons to fill the following vacancy:
Mine superintendent

Key Responsibilities
1. Plan, recommend, and coordinate mining processes, type and capacity haulage equipment
2. Conduct research to determine location and methods of extracting minerals
3. Conduct or collaborate in geological exploration, and review maps and drilling logs to determine location size, accessibility, and estimated value pf mineral deposit
4. Determine methods to extract minerals, considering factors such as health and safety, operational costs, deposit characteristics, overburden depth, and surrounding layers
5. Lay out and direct mine construction operations, such as location and development, position of exaction benches, and access roads
6. Devise methods and locations to store and replace excavated soil to reclaim mine sites
7. Optimal utilization of labor and mining equipment
8. Apply knowledge of mining engineering to solve problems concerned with the environment
9. Ensure all compliance requirements are met
10. Interaction with local authorities & community for smooth operations
11. Any other duties as may be assigned by the company

Qualification, Experience & other attributes
• Member of EIZ
• Grade 12 certificate coupled with a Degree in Mining Engineering
• At least two to three years’ work experience in mining operations as a minimum
• Must be a certified First Aider
• Must have a Blasting certificate
• Must have a valid driver’s licence class B or better
• Ability to work under minimum supervision
• Strong commitment, leadership and management skills
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, influencing and computer skills.
• Strongly results orientated with a clear determination to succeed
• Easy adaptation to a new environment
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Mapatizya

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae to [email protected] . The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 13th May, 2022. Please do not send scanned copies of your educational qualifications at this stage and clearly indicate the job applied for in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted