Principal Tailings Engineer

Principal Tailings Engineer

Job Title: Principal Tailings Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gauteng
Reference: JN -092018-13384
Contact Name: Donna-Lee Agrella
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2019 07:43

Job Description

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in project and technical delivery, managing and mentoring team members, and the ability to create strong relationships with clients.


Key responsibilities

  • Team management and mentoring
  • Development and implementation of company strategy and growth initiatives
  • Client relationship development, both current SLR clients and prospective clients using your established networks
  • Technical leadership and project oversight, often in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Technical review of feasibility studies and designs of mine waste facilities (tailings dams, heap leach pads and related infrastructure) and associated investigations and analyses (geotechnical investigations, stability analyses, water balances, deposition planning etc.)
  • Undertake dam safety evaluations and risk assessments
  • Undertake mine waste facility audits and inspections



  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • ECSA Pr. Eng. Registration as a Civil or Geotechnical Engineer



  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience


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