Mining is a prospering industry in Saudi Arabia and so it offers job opportunities to young professionals at various positions. Mining jobs are available for engineers, geologists and graduates at different operational domains. Given below is a list of the current mining jobs in Saudi Arabia:

Senior Mine Engineer
Job position: Senior Mine Engineer
Qualification: Engineering degree in the field of mining and experience in related field. Experience of working in a managerial position with problem sorting and solving skills. Good communication skills are necessary.
Job profile: The candidate will be responsible for handling the day-to-day mining activities related to extraction and process-related technical issues. The other areas of his responsibility include:

  • Conducting surveys with geologists to locate best mining site
  • Determining the most effective method for extracting minerals
  • Designing the cost-effective method for extracting and allocating resources and machines in the best possible ways
  • Responsibility for ensuring environment sensitive extraction method and complying with environmental issues associated with mining
  • Maintaining close contact with the different levels of management and operation
  • Overseeing daily mining activities and sending daily reports to the management

Mine Geologist
Job position: Mine Geologists
Qualification: Graduation degree in Geology with minimum 3 years of experience in the related sector. Proficiency in handling computers and other mining software like Datamine and SURPAC.

Job profile: The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Scheduling geological plans, maintaining records and preparing underground mapping
  • Analyzing accumulated data
  • Monitoring safety requirements in the mining site
  • Preparing reports on mining activities and gathered data and submitting the same to the management or supervisor

Chief Mechanical Engineer in Refinery

Job position: Chief Mining Engineer in Refinery
Qualification: Degree in mining engineering with a minimum of 10 years of experience in related field of which a minimum of 5 years of experience should be in a managerial position.

  • Implementation of required mining techniques and machineries ?
  • Maintaining mechanical standard
  • Offering technical and managerial suggestions as and when required

Given below is a list of the major mining companies in Saudi Arabia:

  • Saudi Arabian Mining Co.
  • Tunhat Mining Co Ltd
  • Ajyad Mining Industries Group
  • Ajyad Mining Industries Factory
  • Tanhat Mining Co. Ltd