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Technical Services Manager - Underground Mine


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Technical Services Manager

A great opportunity for an experienced professional to lead the technical services group for Entre Mares (EM), a Bluestone Resources Inc. company, and provide strategic leadership to adhere to safety and environmental legislation, regulations, Company policy and procedure, and good management practices.

The Company

Entre Mares de Guatemala is a natural resource company focused on advancing the permitted, high-grade Cerro Blanco gold project located in the southwestern part of Guatemala. It is a values-based organization committed to investing in people and local communities, operating in a safe and sustainable manner utilizing innovation and respecting the environment.

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Manager, U/G Operations, the Technical Services Manager is responsible for leading the technical services group, including the Mine Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers and Geologists in the development of short-medium-long range underground mine planning, budgeting, cost control, surveying, contracts administration, underground production and construction, geology, geotech, hydrology, ventilation and ore control. The role is critical in ensuring the quality and efficiency of production support exploitation services to other departments.

You will be accountable for:

  • Direct technical services team to ensure that underground mine plans are complete and timely.

  • Direct long range mine planning to support forecasting, budgeting and life of mine plans.

  • Management of mine optimizations and associated reporting requirements.

  • Direct survey, ventilation, dewatering, infrastructure and projects as managed by the department.

  • Implementation of planning software and the development of the technical department.

  • Administration of mine development contract and other mining contracts focusing on cost control, data management and process improvement.

  • Develop and manage the budget associated with the mine.

  • Provide day-to-day support, leadership and encouragement for the technical services team ensuring a productive and positive workplace environment.

Our Requirements:

Formal Education, Certifications or Equivalents

  • Undergraduate degree in mine engineering or other related discipline.

Working Experience - Nature & Length

  • 15+ years underground hard rock mining (technical and production), with increasing levels of responsibility

  • Leadership of technical teams

  • Experience in high temperature underground mining environments

  • Experience with high volume of water inflows in underground mining

  • Exposure to multi-national, multi-cultural environments, preferably within Latin America

  • Developing and managing annual mine operating budgets

  • Proficient in underground mine planning and design software

  • Contract management with implementation of cost controls

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Superior leadership skills with the ability to build, organize and coordinate staff and work teams.

  • Highly effective organizational, time management and analytical skills with the ability to problem solve and make decisions.

  • Strong technical and analytical skills and business acumen.

  • Hands-on, self-sufficient and demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude.

  • Experience in prior leadership roles where managing and developing others, including community employees, through mentorship and guidance was established.

  • Effective communication skills (both oral and written) at all levels of the organization and the ability to build effective relationships and networks.

  • Proven ability to express creative and innovative ideas.

  • Solid experience and knowledge in continuous improvement systems.

  • Adaptability and flexibility to work effectively in a context of constant change, shifting priorities, and conflicting demands, to embrace new ideas and to adjust to a variety of situations and individuals.

  • Language Skills: Advanced Spanish and English

The Rewards

The position offers a competitive remuneration package.

Contact Us

Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document