Job Description

Mining engineers assess the feasibility and productivity of potential mine locations and plan, manage and optimise the extraction of surface and underground deposits.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • costing and organising supplies
  • planning and implementing extraction systems.
  • assessing the feasibility of new sites
  • managing budgets
  • managing construction projects (e.g. to reclaim sites, fill in disused shafts etc)
  • ensuring that operations comply with health and safety requirements
  • training and supervising staff
  • liaising with and advising managerial and technical staff (geologists, engineers etc.)
  • ascertaining extraction risks
  • using specialist computer applications to maximise planning and production
  • analysing data
  • monitoring and evaluating underground performance
  • keeping records
  • making sure that equipment used is safe



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.