Mining Engineer - Dargues Gold Mine

Location: NSW Posted Date: September 11, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 7728643 Careermine Job Id: 1801500
PYBAR Mining Services is one of the largest underground mining contractors in Australia. With a strategic focus to grow and service the national market, our strong team cultures and values empower talented and motivated individuals to reach their career potential.

The Dargues Gold Mine is located in Majors Creek, NSW and situated around an hour's drive from both Canberra and the South Coast. The Dargues Gold Mine represents the first new gold mine to be approved in NSW since Lake Cowal more than 10 years ago. The project will comprise of underground workings, a run-of-mine (ROM) Pad, temporary waste rock emplacement, crushing facility, gold processing plant, tailings storage facility and associated infrastructure.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Mining Engineer who is safety focused, enthusiastic and willing to work as part of a dynamic team. On offer is a residential 5/2 roster, this presents the perfect opportunity for those seeking a lifestyle change with the ability to be home each night.

PYBAR Mining Services is the Mine Operator of the Dargues Gold Mine, overseeing the entire mining process from scheduling, mine design, excavation and processing. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of a large mining contractor, with resources across Australia, in a newly developing underground hard rock mine.

  • Produce practical development and production mine designs and associated risk assessments;
  • Ensure mine design and associated schedules are finalised and issued in a timely manner;
  • Complete and drive short term schedules and track performance against approved schedules;
  • Conduct regular underground inspections to determine compliance to plan and alignment with mine design and geological models;
  • Champion and manage mining projects and improvement opportunities as required.

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering;
  • Minimum 12 months practical underground hard rock mining experience;
  • A minimum of 3 years production and planning experience in a mechanised underground mine;
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a small but focused Technical Services team;
  • High level of understanding of underground mining activities & infrastructure/services;
  • Competent user of Deswik software; and
  • Willing to relocate to the Braidwood/Majors Creek area.

  • Permanent position at a newly commenced operation;
  • Be integral in developing the culture and systems from the start;
  • Rare opportunity to be part of shaping how the operation is constructed and operated;
  • Residential position to the surrounding Braidwood/Majors Creek area; and
  • Relocation assistance available.

  • A heritage listed community that has everything you need, from cafes to restaurants, IGA, hospital, medical facilities, butcher, bakeries, a national theatre and a 9-hole golf course;
  • Great for families with schooling and activities for all ages;
  • Easy driving distance from Canberra, the South Coast or Goulburn, and only three hours from Sydney; and
  • This is a thriving community that is upgrading its facilities as the demand increases with more and more people relocating to the area.

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