Mining Engineer
Posted , 23 Oct 2019 | Job Id :2753-3915-71843721
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  • Full time
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia

Job Summary: Brisbane QLD Full-time, Permanent Job ID 990719 Job Type Permanent Full-time Location Aus - Brisbane Categories Engineering - Mining, Engineering - Other Applications close 05 Nov 2019 E. Australia Standard Time

Job Details: Our people are central to our success.

With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential.

Join our team of industry leaders – because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.

About us

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, we optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.

Based in our Head Office in Brisbane, this Mining Engineer position will be part of our corporate Technical Services Department and will be responsible for providing mine planning support to our global projects.

About the role

As our next Mining Engineer reporting to the Principal Mine Planning Engineer, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

In this role, you will:

Provide site support for mine planning related activities, including site relief roles from time to time
Participate in the development and optimisation of mine design, scheduling and haulage for tenders and other business opportunities
Use your curious nature to investigate & innovate toward more efficient ways of mine design
Provide expert input into the Global Mine Planning Community of Practices, promoting knowledge and networking across the business
Provide training, coaching and mentoring support to junior engineers
Assess the technical risk in mine plans and develop mitigation strategies
Participate in the development of standardised systems and processes for mine planning
Identify project risks from a technical, HSE and cost perspective during the mine planning phase to ensure potential impacts on the project are identified, documented and communicated
Undertake domestic and international travel as required for the role
About you

Demonstrated commitment to the Thiess principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, all unpinned by Safety
Relevant tertiary qualifications in Mining or Civil Engineering (or equivalent)
Minimum 3 years site experience in an operational mining engineering capacity (open cut and/or underground coal/metalliferous mining are fine)
Intermediate skills in mine planning, design and scheduling
Ability to work collaboratively within a small team environment
Demonstrated ability to develop accurate designs and undertake short term mine plans including use of geological models, reserve creation, scheduling, haulage/dump modelling and generation of reports
Preparation of documentation detailing mine plan assumptions and logic
Practical experience in risk management in mine design
High level of proficiency in MS Office, Vulcan, SPRY and/or Deswik Software preferred
Excellent behavioural, time management, analytical, verbal and written communication skills
Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess.

Applications close on Tuesday, 5th November 2019.

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