Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Mount Isa Qld Posted Date: April 29, 2020
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Employer Job Id: F333A4EF Careermine Job Id: 1840856
  • Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
  • Deep and geotechnically complex operation
  • Outstanding mentors


North Queensland Zinc Assets

Mount Isa, QLD

Ref. No. R4 - 32491ERP

As one of the largest global zinc lead mines, our North Queensland Zinc Assets offers our employees unique and challenging opportunities. This position is residential in Mount Isa on a 5:2 4:3 roster and relocation benefits will be provided to the successful applicant.

We are currently seeking an experienced Geotechnical Engineer for our Zinc underground mining operation. Reporting to the Senior Geotechnical Engineer: You will be responsible for mentoring Junior Geotechnical Engineers, maintaining and providing continuous improvement to current geotechnical procedures and processes. Ensure Geotechnical input and support is provided to operations, Short, Medium and Long term planning disciplines.

The key responsibilities in this role include:
  • Ensure compliance is maintained to the Ground Control Management plan and QLD mining quarrying and Safety ACT.
  • Training and Mentoring of Junior Geotechnical Engineers and ground awareness training to site personnel.
  • Conduct and report Empirical and Numerical modelling of new mining blocks.
  • Record and interrogate on monitoring instrumentation, report and develop action plans in conjunction with operations and planning engineers.

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • A tertiary degree or an equivalent qualification in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or Mining Geo-mechanics.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in underground hard rock mining.
  • Demonstrate teamwork, strong communication skills, effective problem solving skills, analytical skills.
  • High level of accuracy in their work and ability to manage time effectively.
  • Competent in using the following software packages, Rocscience software packages, Map3D

Here at George Fisher Mine, we are continually looking to engage with motivated, talented mining professionals to join our team who are looking to add value and make a difference.

We're looking to attract and retain talented people, so we focus on what's important, you. While it is easy to focus on remuneration, other benefits include training, personal development programs and recognition programs that are available to help develop your career.

Our mining operation is on land traditionally owned by the Kalkadoon People and we respect their rights and interests. Mount Isa Mines encourages suitably qualified indigenous applicants to apply.

For more information contact:
David Brock
People Sourcing Business Partner
0420 611 160

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