Mine Design Engineer

Location: All Darwin Posted Date: March 11, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 2958074 Careermine Job Id: 1837977
Our client, a globally diversified mining and metals company with operations in Australia, South Africa and South America is looking for Mine Engineer in Groote Eylandt NT (GEMCO).

The purpose of the role is to provide specialized technical Engineering support and expertise in the fields of open pit mining operations and contribute to studies by providing advice to the management on the business risks, technology and best practices of future mining areas.

It is a full time FIFO role with 8/6 roster from Cairns or Darwin, or on a Residential basis in Groote Eylandt, offers an attractive salary package that includes FIFO allowance and performance based bonus.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Provide conceptual and detail design plans for pits, roads and mining related infrastructure for future mine areas.
  • Rigorously apply and continue to review Risk Management policies principles, tools and investigation methodologies to ensure safety in design
  • Ensure compliance with all legislative and license to operate requirements including legal, moral, social and contractual obligations as they apply to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure Designs meet production operating standards, procedures and work instructions
  • Manage contractors to ensure compliance with operating standards, procedures and work instructions.
  • Ensure Designs are optimized to deliver the most effective production capability of the equipment in accordance with the Manufacturers Operating Standards and site safety requirements.
  • Identify improvement opportunities in mine design to improve performance. This will involve working closely with the T&S and Mine Design Teams.
  • Identify and Implement changes in design practices that have been identified as cost effective improvements
  • Support Operational Teams to reduce costs through effective design, keeping abreast of improvements in Mine Design that relate to cost savings.

Skills and Experience Required:
  • Tertiary qualifications in applicable Engineering and/or Science discipline
  • Experience in Mine design, Haul road design and Fleet management systems is essential
  • Proven capability to operate in a complex environment, with experience working in surface mining operations
  • Proven capability in the use of planning and design tools, specifically Vulcan.
  • Strong computer skills, specializing in the use of Microsoft Office suite and SAP.

If you are keen and available, please mail your CV to s.malepati@tecside.com.au. Otherwise, kinldy refer someone you know for the role and win a referral fee.