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DRILL/BLAST ENGINEER (KUMTOR MINE)

published: 27 August 2021

Kumtor Gold Company CJSC

announces a vacant position of

Drill/Blast Engineer (Kumtor Mine)

Reference number: KGC-21-0145

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Determine the parameters of the designed blast blocks in a given area;
  • Monitor drill/blast operations: blasthole charging and stemming, blast quality / fragmentation, and delivery of explosives;
  • Draw up designs of drill/blast blocks and fill out drill/blast work description;
  • Check blocks for the presence of glasses;
  • Calculate the volume of blasted blocks for drilled and charged holes;
  • Prepare the connection layouts for blasting blocks;
  • Calculate the radius of the safe distance for people and equipment from the  mass blast location;
  • Update database daily ;
  • Generate monthly report on drill bits utilization and explosives consumption;
  • Timely develop and draw up the Drill/Blast weekly plan;
  • Develop and implement measures to improve the quality of Drill/Blast operations and reduce costs;
  • Analyze Drill/Blast results and modify standard operating procedures if needed;
  • Check the schedule of a mass blast;
  • Inspect and fill out a report on Drill/Blast performance report on a regular basis;
  • Inspect and analyze broken material after blast;

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Drill/Blast Engineer shall be conversant in:

– laws and regulations governing the geological studies, development and conservation of mineral reserves, and environmental protection;

– safety rules for open pit mining;

– safety rules for blasting operations;

– current regulations and guidelines governing the conduct of drill and blast operations;

– safety requirements applying to drill and blast operations;

– principles, methods, and conditions of drill and blast operations;

– types and properties of explosives, rules of explosive utilization, transportation, storage, and stock-taking;

– misfire elimination guidelines;

– fundamentals of economics applied to drill and blast operations;

– resolutions, orders, guidelines and regulations by state agencies and other institutions;

– explosives and blasting accessories consumption standards in short-term and long-term perspective;

– labor legislation;

– fire protection rules;

– health & safety rules.

  • Knowledge of local and global standards applying to drill and blast operations is an advantage;

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Workplace: Kyrgyz Republic, Issyk-Kul region, Kumtor mine;
  • Official employment in accordance with the Labor Code of the Kyrgyz Republic;
  • Work on a rotational basis in high-altitude conditions.

The application form and resume must be submitted no later than 4 pm on September 12, 2021 by e-mail HR@kumtor.kg.

Application forms are available here.

ATTENTION! LETTERS WITH NO REFERENCE NUMBER KGC-21-0145 IN THE SUBJECT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

ONLY THE MOST SUITABLE CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW.

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