Senior Mining Consultant - Open Pit

Location: Bristol Posted Date: May 15, 2020
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Senior Mining Consultant – Open Pit

Bristol, United Kingdom

Are you interested to be exposed to numerous operations and ready for a steep learning curve?

Would you prefer to work for a company who truly values its staff?

Would you like to work with some of the industry's best geologists and engineers enjoying diverse and autonomous projects globally?

Mining Plus is currently seeking a Senior Mining Consultant to join our Bristol office. You will apply your Open Pit Mining Engineering experience to provide recommendations to Mining Plus clients and projects across a variety of commodities.

It is essential that the applicant has operational mining experience in open pit mines, and exposure to the consulting environment will be beneficial.

The role is full-time, based out of Bristol, United Kingdom primarily covering the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Domestic and international travel is a requirement of this role.

Please apply via our Mining Plus Careers Page -

Duties Include:

· Work as part of the global team on consulting projects.

· Ensure client requirements are adequately defined and recorded.

· Verify the scope of work and deliver outcomes on time and within budget.

· With supervision, carry out the following:

§ Mining method selection.

§ Cut off calculations.

§ Run Pit Optimisations and using systems to validate parameters used.

§ Produce practical detailed open pit mine designs.

§ Open pit mine scheduling.

§ First principle mining cost modelling.

§ Haulage simulation.

§ Equipment selection.

§ Delivering auditable economic modelling.

§ Technical report writing for various studies

Desired Skills and Experiences:

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Relevant tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering

· A minimum of 5 years relevant experience

· Solid experience in mine production

· A proven track record in strategic mine planning

· Experience contributing to a broad range of project documentation i.e. reports, feasibility studies, etc.

· Demonstrable proficiency with mainstream mine planning and design software, such as Whittle, Surpac, Vulcan, Datamine or Deswik

· The ability to work as part of a team

· Most importantly: proactivity, energy and will to learn

About Mining Plus

Mining Is Awesome

We have a passion for our great industry, the inspiring people within it and the amazing projects we get to work on.

Our Vision is to develop a high-performance culture and be known as the best professional mining experts on the planet.

We are +150 full time expert mining professionals with 9 offices in 4 countries operating as One Team. Corporately we are a part of the Byrnecut Group (family) who are specialist underground mining contractors employing more than 4,000 people globally.

Our customers range from services, exploration and mining companies on a global scale. Our core capability centres around Geology, Geotechnical Engineering and Mining Engineering, covering all hard rock mineral commodities across the project value chain which are enhanced by strategic alliances in other core disciplines.

The perfect scenario is for us to go from project conceptual stage (Define - Corporate), right through feasibility study work (Plan – Consulting) to project delivery (Operate – Contracting). We have a unique ability to integrate seamlessly with customer's project teams to deliver results with the flexibility of working remotely or mobilising to site.

Although we work by our Company values of:

· Action

· Accountability

· Diligence

We live by our internal values of:

· Get it right the first time

· Own it as if it is our own

· Go the extra mile