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The Principal Mining Engineer Underground is responsible to provide mining engineering, mine planning services, and leadership to meet the business needs of Endeavour Operations and Projects. The Principal Mining Engineer Underground will ensure that the mining operations are planned and scheduled in a manner that maximizes the value of the resource whilst considering safety, business and technical risk and creating a culture of accountability and continuous improvement. The role performs complex engineering duties on Projects and Operations with significant business impact in Endeavour. The Principal Mining Engineer Underground brings a wide range of expertise, a breadth of experience and demonstrated judgement to mining engineering at Endeavour.

• Develop and complete conceptual, pre-feasibility, feasibility or final design level studies of mining projects. These studies involve development of novel approaches in situations where there are conflicting design... requirements, difficulties in scheduling, problematic interactions or challenges of coordination resulting in complex consequential effects on projects or operations.
• Manage feasibility studies or projects involving a range of disciplines of internal experts and external consultants in pursuit of concepts, designs or plans that reflect optimal project outcomes. This includes applying resources to projects and scheduling work to meet deadlines and budget constraints and implementing the Endeavour stage gate processes.
• Prepare resource and reserve statements for reporting to the British Columbia Exchange Commission. Will be required to act as the Endeavour corporate Competent Person for Reserves preparation, review and reporting for underground operations and projects.
• Work with global teams to adopt and test new Long Term Planning process and tools to improve Long Term Planning/strategic planning practices.
• Support site projects and studies work and support strategic components of Business Improvement (Digital Office) and Strategic Planning activities as required.
• Analyse information from operations and perform investigations to report on and develop engineering alternatives to design or operational practices using complex conceptual engineers’ methods in pursuit of improvements to business. Assess the applicability of such changes to other Endeavour sites, all this being done in cooperation with other appropriate disciplines/ functions.
• Apply advanced mining engineering skills to situations of design or operational complexity. This includes the selection, implementation, and modification of software; recommendation of, and input to, decisions regarding new technology; and contribution to relevant research and development.
• Produce documented life of mine plans and long-term schedules for mining operations, including material movements, equipment requirements, manning levels plus capital and operating costs. Contribute to the relevant sections of Annual Information Forms, Technical Reports and Competent Persons Reports.
• Draw on experiences in underground mining to ensure the long-term deliverables are considering and applying diversified engineering techniques.
• Ensure that the appropriate general mine planning software tools are available and performing adequately for Endeavour users and contribute to further development of these tools.
• Provide a development and mentoring role to mining engineers based on sites
Burkina Faso


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