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CV, Quarry Manager Looking To Remain In Nigeria

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 35743
(11/02/76, male)
List top 5 skills: contract management skills, mining engineer, quarry engineer
Short Bio:

My professional career began with Halliburton Energy Services as a Trainee Mud Engineer in Warri Nigeria in 2000. I have subsequently acquired experiences in both metals and non metals including cement and aggregate quarrying. I'm a member COMEG Nig.

Current location: 

Abuja Nigeria - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:



Qualification: Post Graduate Diploma in Mining
Institute: Federal University of Technology – Akure, Nigeria
Year: 2011

Qualification: HND in Mining Engineering
Institute: Federal Polytechnic Ado – Ekiti, Nigeria
Year: 2000

Qualification: ND in Mineral Resources Engineering
Institute: Kogi State Polytechnic – Lokoja, Nigeria
Year: 1995

Highest Grade Passed: Grade 12
School: Ansar Ud Deen Grammar School – Ikare, Ondo State, Nigeria
Year: 1993


Additional Training

Qualification: Blasting Certificate
Institute: FMMSD – Abuja
Year: 2011

Qualification: Approved Responsible Person
Institute: FMMSD – Abuja
Year: 2011

Qualification: Certificate in Skills Management
Institute: Obajana Cement PLC
Year: 2010

Qualification: Diploma in Down the Hole (DTH) Drilling Application
Institute: Atlas Copco Secoroc
Year: 2009

Qualification: Certificate in Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Institute: Nigerian Society of Engineers
Year: 2008

Qualification: Certificate in Contract Management – Principles & Practices
Institute: Nigerian Society of Engineers
Year: 2008

Qualification: Certificate in Work Ethics and Attitudinal Change
Institute: Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)
Year: 2008

Qualification: Certificate in Safety Awareness Training
Institute: Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers
Year: 2008



● As the Shift in Charge, coordinated the Lokoja shift in attaining unparalleled record production of 32,499 tons of crushed limestone in 3 days in August 2008 – Obajana Cement PLC

● As the Drilling in Charge, designed a fishing tool used in recovering lost drill string thus saving capital that otherwise would have been spent to procure replacement

● As the Shift in Charge, coordinated the Kabba Shift in attaining a record performance of 19,134 tons of limestone in 10hrs 48mins on 1st February 2010. The installed capacity of the Hazemarg crusher is 2,000 tph. The performance ranked the best of its kind since the installation of the plant in 2004 – Obajana Cement PLC


Professional Affiliations

● Member Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) C- 13 – 5270

● Member International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE)

● Member Council of Mining Engineers and Geoscientists (COMEG) GEM 002014



● Exceptionally dexterous in a multi – tasking work environment

● Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity

● Highly focused on work schedules and meeting deadlines

● Ensure health and safety regulations are followed

● Rare ability to cope with tough work challenges


● Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Power point


Career Chronology

Ballester Mining Limited Managing Director  Jul 2012 – Feb 2015

Nigerian Institute of Mining and Geosciences Senior Technologist Aug 2012 – Jul 2013

DoveHouse Investment Limited General Manager Jan 2012 –July 2012

KJ Rock & Investment Company Limited Quarry Manager Jan 2011 – Dec 2011

Obajana Cement PLC Shift Manager Jan 2008 – Dec 2010

National Iron Ore Mining Company Shift Mining Engineer NOV 2005 –Dec 2007

Merab Construction Nigeria Ltd Operations Manager Jan 2002 – Oct 2005

Halliburton Energy Services Trainee Mud Engineer 2000 – 2001

Crushed Rock Industries Drilling Supervisor 1996 – 1998


Company: Ballester Mining Limited, (Quarry) Ondo State
Period: Jul 2012 – Feb 2015
Title: Managing Director (reporting directly to Chair of Board)

Institution: Nigerian Institute of Mining and Geosciences, Tudun Wada Jos
Period: AUG 2012 – JUL 2013
Title: Senior Technologist
Job Description Reporting to Director School of Engineering

Company: DoveHouse Investment Limited – Abuja
Period: January 2012 – Jul 2012
Title: General Manager (Business Development)

Job Description:

● Align with the organization down to the front line to give direction and push implementation of the organization’s strategy to fulfill its vision and mission;

● Utilize existing team concepts and continually collaborate efforts of subordinates as well as peer groups to ensure alignment in all areas of responsibility;

● Utilize existing KPI’s as well as develop new ones that will measure success and hold all employees accountable, including monitoring scorecards to ensure achievement of goals;

● Show ownership of safety initiative by ensuring all safety procedures are being used, while also developing and supporting a proactive safety culture;

● Show ownership of environmental initiative by knowing regulating agency requirements to fulfill permit requirements;

● Coach and mentor subordinates.


Company: KJ Rock & Investment Company Limited – Abuja FCT
Period: January 2011 – December 2011
Title: Quarry Manager

Job Description:

● Reporting the drilling and blasting activities to the Production Manager.

● Participating in the coordination of repairs during outages to maintain a safe and effective flow of work to reduce downtime;

● Coordinating and monitoring the activities of all production employees through assigned Quarry production supervisors;

● Assist in overall plant planning, selecting the proper equipment and establishing the required manpower levels;

● Constantly keeping abreast of new equipment and technology so as to operate the Quarry facility at the lowest cost possible;

● Section 9 (1) manager – Approved Responsible Person in addition to coordinating the drilling activities

Company: Obajana Cement PLC – Kogi State, Nigeria
Period: January 2008 – December 2010
Title: Shift Manager – Obajana Shift (Operation)

Job Description:

The Oyo – Iwaa limestone quarry of Obajana Cement Plc. is a highly mechanized quarry that produces crushed limestone with a 2000 TPH Hazemarg impact crusher and 400TPH Bedeschi roller crusher.

Each shift runs 12hrs with 35 operators, 3 Mining engineers and a CCR operator.

● Analyzing quarry operations and set plans for improvement. Areas include general site and equipment operation safety, overburden removal, drilling, blasting, loading, hauling, crushing, water management, and limestone and raw mix quality.

● Reviewing deviations from set targets with the Process and Quality departments, and develop corrective actions.

● Overseeing the contractors and plant employees who conduct the mining activities at the quarry operations and ensure that mining operations are conducted in a safe and efficient manner.

● Managing the mining plans in conjunction with Geology department to provide the plant with quality limestone for the manufacturing process while optimizing the use of the limestone reserves for both the short and long term.

● Supervising the crushing operation and provide adequate limestone inventories.

● Maintaining working relationship with all departments to see that raw material needs are met.

● Participating in the capital and operating budget processes to help plant meet goals and objectives.

● Documenting production statistics to produce reports as required.

● Providing leadership for direct reports and support teammates in the performance of their responsibilities.

● Developing plans to work towards improved performance and lower operating costs.

● Participating on plant safety committees.

● Preparing and coordinating mobile equipment operation and replacement plans.

● Communicating with community as required.

Company: National Iron Ore Mining Company – Kogi State, Nigeria
Period: 2005 – December 2007
Title: Shift Mining Engineer

Job Description:

● Allocating both personnel and equipment to designated locations as required to facilitate seamless haulaging of Run off Mine (ROM) Ore from the pit to either the crusher or the stock pile.

● Coordinating with the maintenance crew to achieve 55% RF and 46% UF on mobile equipment.



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