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Quarry Engineer At Randstad

Date Posted: 20/Dec/2013
Deadline: 31/Dec/2013

Job Reference : Abuja-robu-jj876656
Position Type : Permanent
Market Sector : Construction, Trades & Mining

Start Date : 01 February 2014
Working Hours : Full-Time
Location : Abuja, Abuja Capital Territory, Nigeria

Salary : £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Contact : Rob Burnell, Randstad CPE, International, United Kingdom
Phone : +44 (0) 1489 560 203

Job Description
Quarry Engineer
This is an Intermediate management engineering support role, reporting directly to the company Production Manager.
The role mainly interacts with the company's Plant Division personnel, Quarry Supervisors, Stores and mechanical staff.
Reporting to this position is a small team of technicians and site maintenance staff.
The role is primarily based in Abuja with travel around Nigeria as required. Some time away from the office is inevitable.
Qualifications, skills and attributes

* Resilient, committed and hardworking
* Has a good understanding of operational pressures
* Excellent English skills - verbal and written
* Capable of working under pressure and to tight deadlines and budgets
* Degree or equivalent in Quarry, Mining, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or at least 15 years experience in a similar support role, preferably in Africa.
* Proficiency with MS Office
* Proficiency with AutoCad or similar
* Ideally had exposure to Mine planning software such as SURPAC or similar
* Experience with process design flow sheets and understanding of the use of software such as AggFlow, PlantDesigner or Bruno.
Main duties are as follows:

* Ensure best practice and performance from all staff and resources
* In conjunction with Quarry Supervisors, ensure best maintenance and operational practice of all crushing and screening plants
* Constant review of performance and capability of all crushing and screening equipment, and reporting as necessary in order to meet company timetable and demands
* Liaison with QA department as necessary
* Design and assistance with development plans and modifications, to include infrastructure and support facilities
* Plant design, layout and site drawings; as required for existing and new site developments
* Constant review of spare parts and pre-ordering to ensure minimum downtime including advice to Stores re. Minimum and maximum stock levels etc.
* Site maintenance and plant operational cost reviews as required to ensure high levels of throughput and utilisation at minimum cost to the company
* In conjunction with the Plant Department, arranging and planning of all quarry equipment movements
* Site planning and management of major maintenance and installation tasks, as and when required
* Field visits as necessary and required by management to ensure effective and continuous support to all sites
* Research, recommendation and introduction of new techniques and practices to increase efficiency and reduce costs
* Overview of training requirements of all staff under your control
* Identification of training requirements and carrying-out training as necessary
* Ensure all staff work safely and effectively with due consideration to others
* Assistance in the recruitment of technical staff to ensure continued effective support
* Reports as required by senior management
* Attendance at meetings and courses as required
Randstad Construction Property Engineering is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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