Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Narrabri Posted Date: February 11, 2020
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Employer Job Id: WHC545 Careermine Job Id: 1833487
About
is the leading Australian producer of high-efficiency, low emissions coal, and the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. We help to power highly-developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product.

We operate six mines in the Gunnedah Basin in North West New South Wales and have developed a reputation for excellence in operations, project delivery and safe and efficient operations. We are proudly local and employ locally-based employees where possible.

Whitehaven is at an exciting stage in its development with a robust development pipeline in both NSW and Queensland and real opportunities for employees to contribute to our strategic growth agenda.

Whitehaven is an ASX100 company committed to recruiting, retaining, and investing in a modern and diverse workforce which values teamwork, respect and recognition. We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a healthy, smoke-free workplace.
The Role: Geotechnical Engineer, Technical Services (Narrabri, NSW)
An outstanding opportunity has become available for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Technical Services in Narrabri, NSW. Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, this role is accountable for the coordination of all the mines geotechnical requirements.

This includes the design of primary and secondary support plans, strata monitoring, underground mapping and managing of external geotechnical consultants.

Candidate Specifications
The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications, experience and qualities:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Geotechnical Engineering or related discipline
  • Extensive experience in a Geotechnical role
  • Experience experience in the Underground coal industry
  • Longwall Mining experience
  • Operational and project management experience
  • High level interpersonal skills
  • High level written and oral communication skills
  • Superior reasoning skills
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Honesty and integrity
How to Apply
If you are interested in this position:
  • Complete the questions contained in the application below, then click Apply
  • Attach a resume. Please note this is a mandatory requirement of the application process


  • In order to be considered for this position you must currently have the right to work in Australia.

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