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  • Posted: Jan 31, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Quarry Engineer - Ewekoro

    The objective of the Quarry Engineer is to efficiently operate and perform oversight function in handling all Quarry related operations. The role holder is responsible for the provision and supply of all raw materials needed for cement production and to ensure that all tasks are performed according to Lafarge safety practices and procedures.


    • Take a lead in the enforcement of Lafarge safety rules and guidelines through Visible Felt Leadership (VFL) while ensuring adherence by quarry team and contractors.
    • Monitors and record quarry Plant performance as related to the specified design and study the process and Plant performances in order to propose improvements
    • Manages the day to day running of the quarry respecting the KPIs and plants priorities.
    • Coordinate quarry contractor meeting and action plan, monitor the results and initiates corrective actions where required.
    • Supervise Overburden Activities to meet the require volume, perform quality check on daily volume removed
    • Supervise and conduct safe blasting operation : Supervise blasting operation without accident and Incident
    • Supervise and monitor daily quarry field operations and activities to ensure Limestone production (Quality and quantities) target are met
    • Participate, control and manage quarry annual volume and financial budget, set control to achieve set objectives.
    • Ensure the Quarry is mined according to the Mining plan, through daily update on geochemical blocks, enforce Contractor to follow Lafarge Mining guidelines
    • Prepare, Manage and control quarry mining activities in line with the plant volume and financial target
    • Prepare simple working drawings and sketches in AutoCAD format for quarry daily operations (Limestone and Overburden advance survey).
    • Explosives Magazine Management: Magazine inspection and audit every month follow up action on the audit. Update explosives records: Usage and receipt compile and write monthly explosives returns, state security services report and update explosives consumption on Vendor Inventory Management system.
    • Constuct, maintain, and monitor the quarry internal ditches and drainages
    • Prepare, analyze and send Quarry Monthly performance tracker.
    • Manage, monitor and oversee the quarry day to day quarry dewatering system including pumps and ditches.
    • Comply with EMS Quarry Instrumentation activities
    • Ensure involvement in the implementation and maintenance of integrated management system in the plant.
    • Any duties as assigned by the Quarry Manager.


    • HND or B. Sc. In Mining Engineering


    • Minimum of 4 years post qualification experience in a process industry or quarry operation.

    Knowledge & Skills

    Necessary Competencies:

    • Good team player and self motivated.
    • Working knowledge of cement manufacturing processes: Raw meal preparation, burning, combustion, grinding and packing operation.
    • Commitment to the highest standards of safe work habits
    • Good knowledge of safety laws and regulations.
    • Good written and verbal communications skills
    • Able to take initiative based on sound problem solving skills.
    • Demonstrate leadership skills via work ethics, ability to delegate and motivate, fairness, must be hands-on.
    • Very good written and verbal communication

    Technical Competencies:

    • Ability to use simple Mining tools and software’s: Hand held GPS, AutoCAD, and MineCard
    • Fair knowledge of Survey: Establishing quarry control points.
    • Good knowledge of Limestone Chemistry and quality control methods
    • Good knowledge of the Mining Plan
    • Good knowledge of Mines regulations and of specific environmental constraints
    • Good knowledge of project management methods
    • Good knowledge of safety laws and regulations
    • Computer literate (Word, excel, MS project, lotus note).
    • Good knowledge of quality management systems (ISO 9001-2000

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Good interpersonal relationship
    • Result oriented
    • Attention to accuracy / Precision
    • Curiosity / Seeking information
    • Decision-making capacity / Self-confidence

    Managerial Competencies:

    • Team leadership skill
    • Good aptitude for organization and communication
    • Result oriented with high decision making capacity/ self confidence
    • High level of initiative
    • Anticipative

    Language Requirements

    • Professional Proficiency in English Language

    Local / International

    • Local Employment

    Method of Application

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