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  • Posted: Nov 3, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 9, 2020
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    As a global and diversified mining business, we use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and mine, process, move and market our products to customers around the world. For almost 100 years, we have been mining the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. We provide our investors with a balanced portfolio of oppo...
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    Mineral Residue Facility Principal

    Job Description

    As a Mineral Residue Facility Principal, you will coordinate the implementation of the Anglo-American Technical and Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management. You will provide technical support to the operational team. Aspects for support include review of proposed and current design aspects of MRFs, performance of the Engineer of Record, performance of the facilities and performance of the tailings dam operators

    You will also:

    • Ensure that MRF's across Anglo American Platinum’s are managed as per plan and technical specification and engage with external subject matter experts to identify opportunities for continuous improvement for Anglo American Platinum’s MRFs and champion technology adoption on MRFs
    • Manage progression of water savings through improved MRF operation
    • Steer AAP’s evaluation of paste, dry stacked and underground storage alternatives
    • Be part of the broader Anglo American MRF community, ensuring that best practice, continuous learning and knowledge sharing is adopted
    • Ensure compliance of the discipline to external (legislative, regulatory, permitting) and Anglo-American Group requirements
    • Manage Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) related reporting for all AAP MRF's and advise executives and mine management on MRF related matters

    This role is at our Johannesburg Corporate Office at a band 5 level reporting to the Head of Projects and Environmental.


    • Undergraduate degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering
    • Pr. Eng with ECSA
    • Project management qualification an advantage


    • 15 years of post-graduate experience in the civil engineering and/or geotechnical field in a consulting and operational role(s) including the design and management of MRFs
    • Lifecycle of civil engineering structures including planning, design, implementation and closure
    • Project management fundamentals

    What We Offer

    When you join Anglo American you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, but more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We are a large, successful multinational company – and we are still growing all the time.

    Who We Are

    Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

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