MINING MANAGER - DARGUES GOLD MINE

Location: NSW Posted Date: March 5, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 7848144 Careermine Job Id: 1837390
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 culture and values empower talented and motivated individuals to reach their career potential.

PYBAR Mining Services is the 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.

The Dargues Gold Mine is located near Majors Creek, NSW and is 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.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Mining Manager who is safety focused, enthusiastic and willing to work as part of a dynamic team. This position will be responsible for managing and coordinating all facets of the Mining Department to ensure all safety, technical, production and cost targets are met, whilst ensuring that all mining and planning activities support and are driven by the strategic goals and objectives of the Dargues Gold Mine.

On offer is a residential Monday to Friday roster, this presents the perfect opportunity for those seeking a lifestyle change with the ability to be at home each night.

ABOUT THE ROLE
  • Manage and oversee the mine development and production activities;
  • Monitor development, stoping and mining projects progress against monthly and three month rolling targets;
  • Oversee all mining activity related schedules in order to create accurate forecast and budget targets and monitor performance against these targets;
  • Ensure all statutory requirements are met as per the New South Wales legislation;
  • Ensure all reporting and actions in relation to safety and environmental incidents is completed within appropriate deadlines;
  • Maximise ore recovery and minimise dilution in stoping activities;
  • Provide input into technical activities including mine planning, projects, ventilation, survey and geotechnical requirements of the mine to ensure safe production;
  • Develop continuous improvement targets and measure achievement against these targets;
  • Provide input to mine technical studies covering the Life of Mine;
  • Focus on creating a culture of care by visible safety leadership, engagement, and development of your team;
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance; and
  • The successful candidate must be prepared to make decisions, challenge the norm and contribute effectively in a lean team environment.

ABOUT YOU
  • NSW Mining Engineering Manager's Practicing Certificate of Underground Mines other than Coal Mines or ability to obtain mutual recognition for this qualification is essential;
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in an underground mining environment with experience in medium scale mechanized, long hole sub level stoping;
  • Minimum of 2 years in a senior/supervisory operational role with proven experience in utilizing your Mining Engineering Manager's Practicing Certificate or equivalent;
  • Recognised Tertiary Degree in Bachelor of Engineering (Mining), or equivalent;
  • Have a sound knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes of practice in New South Wales;
  • Extensive experience in providing leadership, managing training/development, career progression and performance management of personnel;
  • Strong technical background with experience in underground mine planning, ventilation, geotechnical, capital justifications and budgeting;
  • Demonstrate the ability to investigate, identify and problem solve effectively;
  • Demonstrate achievement in empowering teams to achieve excellence;
  • Possess a positive can-do attitude with the ability to adapt and promote change;
  • High level of communication skills and able to build relationships with all levels of the business internally and externally; and
  • Must be willing to relocate to the Braidwood/Majors Creek area.

WHAT WE OFFER
  • Permanent position at a newly commenced operation;
  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • Be integral in developing the culture and innovative systems from the start;
  • The opportunity to work with a leading national underground mining contractor;
  • A dynamic and experienced team culture;
  • A residential role that allows you to be home every night; and
  • Relocation assistance to the Braidwood/Majors Creek area.

ABOUT BRAIDWOOD COMMUNITY
  • A heritage listed community that has everything you need, from cafes to restaurants, IGA, hospital, medical facilities, schools, 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 embracing the local area.


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