Mining Engineer

Location: Mount Isa Qld Posted Date: June 26, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 8A4A9921 Careermine Job Id: 1845016
  • Residential Mount Isa
  • Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
  • Super 13%

Mining Engineer
Technical Services - Mine Planning & Design
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Ref. No. LCR206

Glencore is currently seeking a Mining Engineer at its Mount Isa Copper Operations - a large sublevel open stoping mine with a sublevel cave under construction. Mount Isa Mines is one of the biggest mining operations in Australia located in Mount Isa, Queensland. Employing over 4000 people, Mount Isa Mines is now looking for a new member to join the team.

The Operation
Mount Isa Mines is one of Australia's oldest, largest and most complex mining operations. It is the second largest producer of copper in Australia and a key asset in Glencore's global mining portfolio.

Mount Isa Mines location and roster offers an attractive lifestyle option. With a 5:2, 4:3 residential roster, our people return home every day and enjoy a thriving town of 23,000 people. You will always have something to do, go to restaurants, movies, join a gym and sporting activities, play golf, as well as fishing and camping and activities at the lake.

We attract the best in the industry into our teams, as we trust our people's talent and support them in delivering benchmark results. We achieve this by offering an excellent remuneration package and benefits including above market superannuation, discounts, and a strong focus on professional development.

The Role
The long history of the site means that we work in and around historic workings and every stope design is different - we want you to think outside the box, innovate and table new ideas that could improve the current mine plan while integrating new mining methods into our scheduling process.

Y ou will be become part of a small multi-disciplinary team that oversees a section of our mine; taking reserve/LOM level designs through a detailed design process before project managing design execution. This wide scope ensures that no two days will be the same for the successful candidate.

This is a permanent full-time residential role in Mount Isa. The annual salary for this role can range from $110,000 - $130,000 dependent upon the depth of experience and skillset the successful candidate will bring to the position. In addition, you will also receive 13% superannuation and exclusive benefits, including housing and utilities allowances.

Look forward to a mix of operational engagement and technical office time including:

  • Detailed design work for an upcoming stoping sequence
  • Development of accurate design plans for lateral and vertical development
  • Task sequencing and engagement with operations, regular underground inspections
  • Preparation of stope design presentations, firing notes and fill notes
  • Hands on completion of i-KON stope firings
The successful candidate will have the following:
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (mining engineering or similar)
  • Minimum of 1 years' experience working at an underground mine
  • The skills required to work in a team environment and manage your own time/workload, while building strong inter-departmental relationships
  • Advanced software skills, preferably with experience with the Deswik software suite
  • Competitive remuneration package with 13% superannuation;
  • Paid relocation inclusive of three-months furnished transit accommodation;
  • Benefits program including discounts with Health Insurance providers, online and in-store discounts through Glencore Rewards, salary sacrificing vehicles, Employee Referral Program and Recognition and Reward Programs;
  • Fantastic professional development opportunities with Professional External Education Assistance, leadership development programs, Ambassador Programs and more; and
  • Unrivalled career opportunities.

For further information, please contact:
Alex Bateman on (07) 4744 2912

Applications Close:
7:00am on Friday 24 July 2020

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