Wednesday , November 29 2023

Anglo American Platinum Vacancies – Specialist

Website Anglo American

Job Description:

We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ongoing communication with relevant external stakeholders regarding monitoring and performance against water quality goals and regulatory requirements relating to water use and water quality.
  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary water team and deliver Water Management Plan
  • Dewatering impact zone monitoring and engagement with interested/affected parties
  • Dewatering of pit to ensure dry and safe mining conditions
  • Accurate and up to date hydrogeological models (conceptual, numerical, analytical)
  • Effective monitoring & reporting of hydrogeological parameters (water levels, abstraction rates, water quality, well yields, rainfall etc)
  • Managing financial budgets for capital and operational expenditure for hydrogeological work (drilling, consultants, infrastructure, equipment, instrumentation)
  • Annual updates of hydrogeological models
  • Maintaining ground water level below mining level

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in external stakeholder relationships such as DWS, regional water authorities, local municipalities and surrounding landowners.
  • Experience in large scale mine dewatering systems.
  • Experience with site-wide water balances.
  • Experience in slope depressurisation systems.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Honours degree in Geology or Hydrogeology
  • SACNASP accreditation or relevant accreditation
  • 5 – 8 years’ experience in hydrogeology and/or water management in large open pit mining operations.

Job Details:

Company: Anglo American

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Postmasburg, Northern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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