As Mining Engineer/Local Unit Technical Director, you'll be expected to: 1) ensure the safe and efficient development of mines and other underground operations; and 2) to ensure smooth operation of the ore processing plant. The role demands a combination of in depth technical knowledge and management skills. You'll be overseeing technical aspects on all project stages, and before a new site is developed, you'll be responsible for viability assessment and assist with planning the mine's structure.

Technical Director - Mining Engineer

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  • Assessing the commercial viability of new mining ventures
  • Undertaking feasibility studies
  • Modelling or designing potential mine sites
  • Preparing plans for mines, such as underground tunnels and shafts
  • Working with specialist software to support planning programmes for effective geological exploration
  • Overseeing major construction projects and ensuring that operations run smoothly
  • Monitoring activities underground
  • Overseeing staff activities, either in one site section or throughout an entire mine
  • Ensuring the safety of mining equipment and assessing mine equipment supplies
  • Designing, facilitating and overseeing safe operation of exploration and extraction systems
  • Overseeing the health and safety of the site, particularly in relation to issues such as ventilation
  • Planning for transition from surface to underground mining operations
  • Providing technical guidelines for mineral extraction projects
  • Facilitate filling in disused mine shafts and reclaiming mine sites
  • Managing monthly budgets and keeping detailed records
  • Achieve Plant Preventive and Predictive Maintenance (PPM) of equipment and provide continued tactical engineering support to the Plant so as to resolve plant issues that are impacting both short-term and long-term production and achieve high quality products.
  • Develop quality control (QC) plans for plant equipment and ensure compliance with the company mechanical integrity standard.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mining Engineering and/or in Geological Surveyance


A. Knowledge:

   a. Mandatory

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) from four-year college in engineering with approx. five years of experience in exploration or equivalent relevant combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two years’ experience with permitting, submittals, compliance and negotiations with state regulatory agencies.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of current AutoCad and Carlson software as well as other industry applicable software.


  • Must have cumulative 10 years’ experience in the mining operations environment
  • Proven experience in optimisation, integration and overall improvement of business processes within a mining/processing operation
  • Significant technical knowledge and practical hands on operational experience in managing exploration projects and preferably in optimizing plants
  • Experience working with Platinum or Manganese, Iron Ore, Chrome and Base Metals (copper, nickel, and zinc)

B. Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to coordinate, lead, and organize high cost and impact projects.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals and reports, and professional journals.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from all levels of employees.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are mandatory. Must be able to present complex information in a clear and concise manner. Position requires ability to successfully interact and build relationships with personnel, as well as representatives of government and regulatory agencies.

Language skills:

  • English - Full professional proficiency (preferable but not mandatory)
  • Russian - Full Professional proficiency
  • Kazakh - (preferable)


  • Highly competitive salary
  • social package
  • bonus system

Contact person:

Damira Dussanova

+7 777 3007990

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