Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Mine Overseer with working knowledge of specialist Drill and Blast design software to be based at their mine in the Northern Cape. This position reports to the Drill & Blast Engineer and will provide timely and professional technical support to the sublevel cave drill and blast section to ensure safe and optimised extraction of the ore body.



  • Planning, extraction sequencing, design and scheduling of sublevel cave ring drilling and blasting
  • Implement and manage control systems to ensure drilling, timing and blasting
  • Monitor and react to control the fragmentation and waste dilution within acceptable limits
  • Drill and blast cost planning as well as reconciliation, monitoring and improvement of cost
  • Manage Drill and Blast database
  • Maintain and improve safe work practices


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • B Tech / BSc, B Eng Degree in Mining Engineering
  • Mine Overseers or Mine Managers Certificate of Competency (Metalliferous Mining)
  • More than 7 years’ underground mining experience in mass mining
  • More than 3 years in Supervisory capacity


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive Market Related Salary