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Mine EngineerLearn 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.

We are currently seeking a Vancouver based mine engineer to work with our operating and development projects.

Position
MINE ENGINEER

Job Description and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Project Director, the Corporate Mine Engineer will be responsible for various mine planning, design, and project management activities in support of corporate goals and directives.  The position will include frequent interaction with site management and operations departments, as well as corporate geology, finance, and other departments.

Main topics will include strategic mine planning, budgeting, and design along with associated supervision, implementation, and reporting for B2Gold’s global operations.  The successful candidate will be a responsible and self-directed professional who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where there is frequent change.  International and domestic travel will be required.

Location
Vancouver / Flexible

Main Responsibilities

  • Long and medium term mine production planning;
  • Annual and Life of Mine budgeting and cost modelling;
  • Manage and/or perform discrete projects as the need arises;
  • Provide professional guidance and advice to B2Gold’s operations and projects;
  • Review and report on the status and outlook of mining operations regularly and as needed;
  • Ensure that mine designs and plans meet B2Gold and industry standard safety parameters;
  • Manage data and information and monitor production performance metrics and indicators;
  • Maintain communication with sites in relation to mining activities, including mining production personnel, department managers, and mine managers;
  • Travel to current and future operations and projects of B2Gold as required;
  • Participate in due diligence and assessment of mine projects related to acquisitions and mergers; and
  • Maintain current on industry best practice and international performance standards.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Mine Engineering or similar relevant field;
  • Professional Certification (P. Eng., P.E., or similar);
  • 5 to 10 years of relevant mining industry experience, including significant time in site based mine operations;
  • Strong history of meeting targets and deadlines;
  • Experience working with and/or managing consultants and teams directly and remotely;
  • Strong knowledge, expertise, and understanding of mine optimization, design, production planning, and site performance;
  • Experience creating and maintaining mine budgets, cost models, and life of mine plans;
  • International working experience and ability to work with a variety of cultures and settings;
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities with all levels of internal employees and external professionals and stakeholders;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, manage multitasking and multiple demands;
  • Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft software (Word, Outlook, Excel, Project) and at least one mine design/planning system (GEMS, MineSite, Datamine, Surpac, Vulcan, etc.); and
  • Strong English written, verbal and presentation skills, required.

Compensation
B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus a full benefits 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 Mine Engineer in the subject line. Submit your application no later than August 5th, 2016.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp.; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As this is a relisting, prior applicants need not apply.

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.

HDPE Liner Welders, 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
HDPE Liner Welders, West Africa – Mali

Term
September 01, 2016 – February 28, 2017

Job Description and Responsibilities
This position reports directly to the General Manager, Civil Earthworks – Africa.

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Complete wedge welding and extrusion welding with HDPE liner sheets;
  • Complete QC testing using air pressure gages, vacuum testing, and spark testing;
  • Perform lining activities with the laborers; detailed work such as pipe booths, t-joints, etc.;
  • Supervise the local laborers for the best practice of HDPE geomembrane lining; and
  • Other duties as set out by the Company.

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

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with HDPE geomembrane lining welding;
  • Know quality control procedures for HDPE geomembrane lining;
  • Must be an expert with extrusion and wedge welding of the HDPE geomembranes; and
  • Must be able to work in extreme heat conditions (site is located in Mali, West Africa).

Location
This position is Fly In – Fly Out rotation, based at the Fekola Gold Project in Mali, West Africa (300 kilometers 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 HDPE Liner Welders, 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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