Specialist, Sand Dam

  • First Quantum Minerals - Cobre Panama
  • Donoso, Colón, Panamá
  • 10/05/2022
Indefinido Construcción

Descripción del trabajo

General Role Purpose (brief description of this job)

Leads a a team of Supervisors and operators in the construction of sand dams using cyclone tailings . Plans and coordinates execution works on a daily, weekly monthly and yearly as well coordinates the raise sequence with water management , cyclone plant operation and deposition plan.

Qualifications (required for job) & Knowledge & Experience

  • Degree Civil engineering or related experience and training .
  • 15 years experience 
  • 5+ years in supervisory role.
  • Specific experience in construction of Sand Dams using cyclone tailings.
  • Familiar with mining operations in general
  • Previous experience in tailings deposition, pipeline management and earth works construction projects
  • Strong drive and initiative with a personal sense of ownership and accountability.
  • Strong understanding of production strategies for large-scale, continuous operating mineral processing plants and knowledge of the operation and maintenance of cyclone equipment highly regarded.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and able to assemble data and provide clear and accurate operational performance reports in both an upward and downward direction.
  • Skilled in the ability to strongly influence people, efficiently coordinate and assign work to a field operating team to deliver desired outcomes.
  • Good cognitive and analytical skills to identify and report process shortfalls, equipment bottlenecks.
  • Strength in multi-tasking to coordinate and monitor processes simultaneously without disrupting the normal flow of information.
  • Ability to maintain high standard of control operations with limited supervision
  • Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment.
  • Possess demonstrable aptitude for process control and computer systems.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Fluency in English is required and proficiency in Spanish highly regarded. A willingness to undertake language training desirable.

Operational Requirements

Cobre Panama is a remote site. This exciting position is based on-site and will be focusing on driving and delivering operational accountability and ownership across various units at Cobre Panama site. Rosters and working hours may vary depending on business requirements.

Environmental Responsibilities

  • Comply with current environmental regulations in Panama
  • Comply with the commitments contained in the Environmental Impact Studies and other additional studies in this regard, which apply to your area and activities.
  • Comply with the provisions of the Minera Panama Environmental Management System.