Technical Services Manager

Location: Brisbane Posted Date: March 27, 2020
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Employer Job Id: WHC569 Careermine Job Id: 1839444
is the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. We help power developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product, particularly for use in high-efficiency, low-emissions coal-fired power stations. With 20 years of industry experience we have developed a growing reputation for excellence in project delivery and safe, efficient and environmentally responsible operations.
The Role: Technical Services Manager, Project Delivery (Brisbane, QLD)
An outstanding opportunity has become available for a Technical Services Manager to join Project Delivery team in Brisbane. Reporting to the Project director, you are accountable for providing technical services and support to the Underground operations, spanning geotechnical engineering, mine planning, surveying, ventilation and gas drainage in seam and surface.

Areas of work may include:
  • Prepare the long term strategic and development plans for the organisation including tenements held and appropriate estimates of capital and operating costs.
  • Manage exploration and evaluation of the mining leases and exploration areas.
  • Judiciously maintain tenure to all mining and exploration tenements held by the company.
  • Obtain Government Planning Approval and Mining Tenure over new areas as per the company’s development plan, including overseeing the purchase of required land, environmental assessments and community consultation, gaining development consent from government and initiating development.
  • Coordinate the development of accurate and detailed short and long term plans and schedules for the mines, consistent with best practice.
Candidate Specifications The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications, experience and qualities:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering, Geology, Geophysics or other related disciplines.
  • Statutory qualifications e.g. Undermanager/Open Cut Examiner or Mine Manager would be well regarded.
  • Experience at senior management, preferably at the level of General Manager or Manager, in a technical role.
  • A background in underground and open cut coal mining and exposure to the planning and approval process.
Benefits for You
  • Full time, permanent position.
  • Excellent opportunity for career development.
  • Attractive Salary and benefits package.
How to Apply If you are interested in this position:
  • Complete the questions in the below application, then click Apply;
  • Attach your Resume. Please note this is a mandatory requirement of the application process.

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