Site Manager Underground (Drilling / Blasting / Mining / Hard Rock) – Limpopo, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 3 weeks ago

Reference No. 366-0703LH

Reference Number: 366-0703LH


Job Description:

Our client, an international mining services provider, is seeking a Site Manager with extensive underground drilling and blasting experience to join their team in Limpopo.



  • Overseeing monthly production planning for the sections and ensure these are in line with the requirements of the approved annual mining business plan.
  • Reviewing and setting production objectives in accordance with legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Overseeing and reviewing inspections of working places, materials, products and equipment to detect defects, non-compliance or malfunctions and implement corrective measures to mitigate risks and achieve planned targets.
  • Ensure section delivery targets are met in line with safety, performance, budget and quality requirements.
  • Ensure optimal production is achieved through process efficiency, product security and information integrity.
  • Enforcing the application of the Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations, COPs, standards and procedures.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
  • Cost saving and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Providing technical advice on mining solutions to ensure and enhance operational effectiveness.
  • Mentoring, training and leading of subordinates to ensure team strength.
  • Internal and external stakeholder engagement and relationship management.
  • Accurate and timely reporting and record keeping.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Blasting Certificate or National Certificate Rock Breaking Underground Hard Rock Level 3 essential.
  • Diploma or Degree in Mining Engineering or Geology advantageous.
  • Mine Overseers Certificate of Competency essential.
  • 10 years previous experience in underground drilling and blasting in hard rock mining environments.
  • 5 years previous experience in a Supervisor or Manager level position in underground mining environments.
  • 3 years previous project management experience holding a 2.6.1 legal appointment.
  • Valid Drivers’ License.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent contract.
  • Relocation required.


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Leanne Laas at


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Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


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