Main Purpose :
Ensure compliance of air coverage at work fronts in accordance with Supreme Decree 024-2016-EM and its amending Supreme Decree 023-2017-EM.
Ensure the execution of the ventilation planning in the short, medium and long term for the optimization and improvement of thermo-environmental conditions and gas dilution in the work of the mine, based on the recommendations of crossings, ramps, chimneys and installation of fans, doors, caps, regulators and others.
Ensure the correct operation of the main, secondary and auxiliary fans, based on the designs and recommendations proposed for the optimization of the ventilation circuit.
Coordinate with those in charge of the ventilation operation for the fulfillment and priority of the safety of the personnel, equipment and facilities in the operational processes, based on the standards and procedures, as well as the environmental control.
Carry out the planning of viable ventilation projects in the short, medium and long term, by evaluating scenarios and technical-economic analysis, in order to avoid high reengineering costs.
Assume responsibility for ventilation audits based on current regulations.
Perform the functions of Planning Head when necessary.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities :
Knowledge Skills and Abilities :
Certified Mine Engineer with specialization studies.
Minimum 3 years of experience in similar positions.
English : oral and written intermediate.
Solid experience and knowledge in designing and implementing ventilation shafts, Installation of main, secondary and auxiliary fans, ventilation safety management, calculation of air requirement and ventilation balance, modeling, simulation and calibration in Ventsim Design 5.
4, Design of scenarios and projected ventilation stages, analysis and simulation of CO2 gases to determine the optimal flow.
Key Responsibilities :
Responsible for the compliance of ventilation planning, such as : execution of chimneys, crossings, ramps, and others, installation of plugs, ventilation doors, as well as the installation and correct operation of main, secondary and auxiliary fans.
Responsible for determining and complying the global air coverage of the entire mine and on the work fronts, so that the distribution of air flows in the ventilation circuit of the mine is determined more effectively, in accordance with to DS 024-2016-EM and its amendment DS 023-2017-EM.
It must also participate in the bids for the acquisition of fans, guaranteeing the optimal fan for the ventilation circuit of the mine.
Responsible for making ventilation designs and computerized simulations in software, so as to guarantee favorable conditions for the ventilation system, determining the effective flow rate, optimization of the effective comfort temperature, gas dilution, operation of main and secondary fans and auxiliaries.
Responsible for determining the optimal diameter or section for horizontal work and chimneys for ventilation operation, also guaranteeing their optimal efficiency.
Responsible for verifying and validating innovation projects for ventilation improvements, installation of fans, variable frequency drives, demand ventilation systems, installation of sensors, regulators and others.
Ensure that the ventilation circuit is the ideal one for the dilution of gases and pollutants in the workings of the mine, through computerized simulation in software.
Carry out the daily monitoring reports of airflow, pressure, temperature, gas concentration, and environmental parameters, in all main tasks, including air intake and outlet gaps, and secondary ventilation.
Assume responsibility for internal and external audits for compliance with ventilation standards and procedures, in accordance with current regulations.
Coordinate with the residents of the Contractor Companies, the priorities in the entrusted works.
Carry out weekly inspections and establish deadlines for solving observations.
Report and keep a daily control of the security management tools.
Key Relationships and Department Overview :
Reporting to Engineering, Planning and Projects Manager and collaborates with other departments of the mine for ensuring the continuity of the operation.
In the absence of the incumbent, the Planning Chief will assume responsibility and decisions to be made.