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Mining Engineer

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - All, Australia - Blackwater, QLD
Engineering - Mining
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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 today.

About the role

As our next Mining Engineer reporting to the Technical Services Manager, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results. 

  • Use your skills to design and develop rolling weekly excavator plans and schedules for the mining operation. 

  • Provide designs and any required design amendments to suit operational requirements. 

  • Coordinate plans and schedules and monitoring of actual progress with benchmarks. 

  • Assist in the management of the weekly dig/dump plans in consultation with the Mining Superintendents and Supervisors. 

  • Ensure implementation and compliance of the Weekly Plan and site Safety Health and Environmental standards to ensure safe and sustainable mine standards 

  • Provide information to relevant staff to assist in the End of Month reporting requirements. 

  • Utilise in house software and data capture software to run reports as required 

  • Utilise your skills to continually aim for innovative solutions. 

Roster and Location 

  • 8 days on 6 days off roster with full camp facilities provided and site uplift. 

  • The Curragh Project is situated 30km North of Blackwater, in Central Queensland.  

About you

  • Prior experience working as a mining engineer on an operational open-cut mine
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in engineering 
  • Proficient in MS Office and mine design, planning and scheduling packages;  
    Planning, design and scheduling skills 

What Thiess can do for you

  • Thiess’ commitment to ongoing training & development
  • FIFO (flights paid) Or DIDO with travel allowance, site uplift and full camp facilities provided
  • Health & wellbeing rewards program through AIA Vitality
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Salary sacrifice options - novated leasing  
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.
  • Referral bonus program – earn $5k for a successful referral 

About us

We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities we live and work in.

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Driving a diverse, inclusive and respectful culture

We’re committed to safe, healthy and respectful workplaces. A place where everyone matters always.

We welcome and celebrate the differences and similarities among people including gender, identity, ethnicity, race, heritage, sexual orientation, disability, age, culture, religion, language, appearance, parental status and education.

We believe diverse experiences and perspectives not only make us more innovative, productive and engaged, but are crucial to our success.

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How to apply

This role is an opportunity to take 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.

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