Mining Engineers

Western Australia
Exceptional salary, superannuation and bonuses. Visa and relocation services provided
May 04, 2021
Jul 03, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an established and independent Australian producer of premium quality direct shipping iron ore (DSO) with assets in the Kimberley and Mid-West regions of Western Australia.

Our high-grade Koolan Island Operation is located approximately 140 kilometres north of Derby in Yampi Sound off the northern Kimberley coast of Western Australia. Koolan is now fully operational with the first shipment since the wall rebuild having set sail in April 2019. 

We are now seeking to employ Mining Engineers to join the team at our Koolan Island Operation for permanent positions on a Fly in Fly out roster from Perth, Broome or Derby.   

Reporting to the Mine Planning Superintendent, these roles are responsible for all production planning and drill and blast activities of the operations.  These roles play a critical part to create and drive the short and medium term planning to meet all safety and production targets.
The role responsibilities of the Mining Engineers also include:

  • Providing daily, weekly and monthly mine plans.
  • Mine plan compliance monitoring and reporting, Wenco support.
  • Examining mining methods and equipment to improve performance.
  • Preparing drill and blast plans, QAQC, blast vibration modelling.
  • Providing engineering services to other stakeholders, as required. 
  • Contributing to the development of long term mine plans.
  • Working closely with the supervisors and operations superintendents to execute your plans.
  • Project work, as required.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in mining engineering or equivalent.
  • Unrestricted Quarry Managers Certificate - desirable
  • 3+ years of experience in mine design, planning and scheduling.
  • Demonstrated understanding of geotechnical design and civil projects.
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Surpac mine planning software experience is essential
  • Drill & blast experience is essential.
  • Valid C-class Driving Licence.

These positions are being offered to South African citizens interested in moving to Western Australia.  We will provide visa and relocation services.

Shortlisting for this role will commence immediately.


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