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Mining Engineer, West Africa – Mali Learn More

The Company
B2Gold Corp. (“B2Gold”) is a Vancouver based gold producer with four operating mines (two in Nicaragua, one in the Philippines and one in Namibia) and a strong portfolio of development and exploration assets in Nicaragua, Mali, Burkina Faso and Colombia.

Position
Mining Engineer, West Africa – Mali

Introduction

The purpose of this role is to provide mine planning services within the mining engineering group, including short-term scheduling, drilling layouts, blasting assistance, coordination with grade control, and other general requirements of mining operations.

Location and reporting structure

This position will be based at the B2Gold Mali Fekola Mine and will report to a Technical Services Manager.  

Duties and responsibilities

  • Short-term and long term mine plans to ensure overall production schedule is met
  • Reconciles short range plans and actual key performance indicators back against the longer range plans
  • Liaises with mine operations department to integrate mine plans with operations activities
  • Create short-term mine production plans based off of optimised life-of-mine plan
  • Create drill layouts for mine operations
  • Works closely with explosives supply contractor on blast design and optimisation
  • Planning for water management of in-pit water
  • Regularly analyses engineering sections' operating costs and identifies cost reduction opportunities
  • Regularly analyses mine key performance indicators and integrates changes to KPI's into future plans
  • Development and implementation of engineering standard operating procedures
  • Assist in training junior engineers and other technical services staff

Competencies and Requirements

  • Degree in Mining Engineering with a minimum 5 years' experience open pit mine engineering
  • Strong computer skills in AutoCAD and a mine planning software package such as MineSight, Surpac, Micromine, Maptek, etc.
  • Accomplished written, verbal and group presentation skills
  • Experience with MS office
  • National driver’s license

Compensation
B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus full benefit package for employee and dependents.

Please apply by emailing your resume with a short introduction including your salary expectations to jobs@b2gold.com, and state MiningEngineer, West Africa – Mali in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp.; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Crane Technician, West Africa – MaliLearn More

The Company
B2Gold Corp. (“B2Gold”) is a Vancouver based gold producer with four operating mines (two in Nicaragua, one in the Philippines and one in Namibia) and a strong portfolio of development and exploration assets in Nicaragua, Mali, Burkina Faso and Colombia.

Position
Crane Technician, West Africa – Mali

Term
June 15, 2016 – December 31, 2016

Job Description and Responsibilities
This position reports directly to the Superintendent Plant Construction Equipment Maintenance.

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Repair and maintain B2Gold’s fleet of RT cranes;
  • Maintain a superior H&S record and attitude;
  • Look for cost reducing opportunities; and
  • Other duties as set out by the Company.

Required Qualification
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Certified crane technician;
  • At least 3 years of experience as a journeyman crane technician;
  • Extremely familiar with post 2007 Grove and Terex RT cranes;
  • Experience working with Grove and Terex RT cranes from 40 to 150 tons; and
  • Strong knowledge, expertise, and understanding of troubleshooting RT cranes.

Location
This position will be based at the Fekola Gold Project in West Africa, Mali (300 kilometres southwest of the capital city of Bamako).

Compensation
B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus full benefit package for employee and dependents.

Please apply by emailing your resume with a short introduction including your salary expectations to jobs@b2gold.com, and state Crane Technician, West Africa – Mali in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp.; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please contact:
Angela Morgan
Director, Human Resources and Administration
Telephone: 604-681-8371

Resumes can be submitted to:
jobs@b2gold.com

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