Mine Planning Engineer

Expiring today

Australia, Australia
Oct 16, 2020
Oct 21, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
First Quantum (Ravensthorpe Nickel Operation - RNO) is currently searching for experienced Mine Planning Engineer to join our team.

This role is offered on a Residential Monday to Friday work patter with relocation and rent free comapny housing included - or 8/6 roster DIDO (or BIBO from Albany/Esperance), drive in rostered time.

Working for us at RNO will enable career development, whilst being exposed to one of the worlds' most complex mineral processing facilities. It is also in one of the world's most beautiful areas, with the Fitzgerald River National Park, 12 Mile Beach and the picturesque historic town of Hopetoun in close proximity to the mine site. It is a paradise location for anyone with a passion for fishing, camping or other similar outdoor passtimes.

Our operations include:

The project comprises five ore bodies, Halleys, Hale-Bopp, Shoemaker-Levy, Nindilbillup and Shoemaker-Levy North, with total proven and probable reserves of 197.2 million tonnes at a grade of 0.6% nickel and 0.03% cobalt. Total mine life expectation is over 30 years.

The ore is taken from open pit in conventional Drill/Blast nad Load/Haul Operations

Key Accountabilities:
  • Generate production schedules and mine designs for enabling activities within the short-term plans as required.
  • Ensure that mine development sequence and mine schedules are aligned with the medium to long-term plan.
  • Liaise with geology team to ensure all grade control data is utilised and reconciled against all operational planning tasks.
  • Review all drill and blast plans prepared by the Mining Contractor.
  • Assist with the end monthly reconciliation process.

Specific requirements you will need:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Mine Engineering with 3 - 5 years post-graduate experience
  • Some exposure to contractor mining operations in selective mining operations
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of short term/medium term planning and budgeting as well as operational support.
  • High level of competence in the use of mine planning, scheduling and reporting software.
  • Experience with Surpac, Deswik, MineSched preferred.
  • A current WA \"C\" Class Driver's Licence.

First Quantum recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age etc. - to see more visit GoRNO.com.au .

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