We are looking for an experienced Mining Engineer to join the Technical Services team, on site at Cape Preston. This permanent position is offered on a 9/5 roster (day shift only) FIFO from Perth.
Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer, you will provide Mining Engineering functions including but not limited to Daily and Weekly Planning, MineStar “builder”, data collection, analysis and reporting, project design and execution as well as identifying opportunities for efficiency improvements. Liaise closely with operations personnel to communicate the Daily / Weekly plans to maximise mining production and ensure business targets are met for a mining fleet dominated by Cat 6090 shovels and Ultra-class Terex trucks.
You will be a degree qualified Mining Engineer with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in large scale, hard rock open pit mining operations, with an excellent grasp of business drivers. The following skills/experience are required but not limited to:
An understanding of open pit mining processes such as Shovel/Truck mining, Drill & Blast operations, Dewatering and Geotechnical engineering.
Proficiency in VULCAN or other mine planning and blast design / modelling software
MineStar experience will be highly regarded
Sound critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as a strong customer focus.
An understanding of the Mines Safety & Inspection Act and Regulations.
Current “C” class manual drivers licence
Demonstrated experience in blend scheduling and mine planning improvements will also be highly regarded
What we offer
The chance to work at an innovative, world-class operation
Career progression and training
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