Posted on: 2019-02-07

Job type: Permanent

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Permanent Position
FIFO 8+6 Roster
Immediate Start

About the Role

Reporting into the Senior Mining Engineer, you will assist the mine to safely achieve the production targets through the provision of Drill & Blast engineering including stope designs, firing plans, QA/QC, stope reconciliations and other technical activities.

Key Criteria

  • Bachelor of Mining Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in an underground mining environment
  • Completion of underground practical experience as required for the WA First Class Mine Manager certification.
  • Previous Experience with the use of Deswik (CAD & UGBD)
  • Drill & Blast design experience raise bore, box hole, drilling and charge plans for the excavation of stopes.
  • Confident providing engineering support to the Mine Foreman in the day to day operational requirements
  • Reviewing and maintaining the accuracy and currency of the 'Drill and Blast Guidelines' document.
  • Managing explosive consumables to ensure a practical and sufficient supply is available at all times.
  • Performing duties associated with the logging and blasting of iKon II detonators
  • High attention to detail with strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent technical report writing skills
  • Strong understanding safety management
  • You must be either an Australian citizen or a holder of an Australian permanent residency visa to be eligible to apply for this position.

What's on Offer?

  • Permanent role offering an immediate start for the right candidate
  • Excellent 8+6 FIFO roster
  • You'll be joining well known and respected WA mining organisation with strong mine life and ongoing expansion projects
  • Boasting a Modern Camp with comfortable facilities and private ensuite
  • The successful applicant will be rewarded with a Competitive Annual Salary Package
  • Including company incentives such as: Various Career Development Programs, Corporate Health Plan, Corporate Superannuation Fund, Salary Sacrifice and Salary Continuance options
  • A Relocation Assistance package can be provided if the successful applicant is based outside of WA

Like to Know More?

To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Darren Purple on (08) 9323 0206

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