Engineer, Mining - NSW

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Singleton, NSW
Engineering - Other, Engineering - Mining
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Make your mark with Thiess   

Everyday, all around the world, Thiess supports and celebrates our people. We recognise talent and reward transparency. We champion diversity and embrace change.   

Join us. Hone your skills and develop new ones. take on big challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration and empowerment.   

Thiess is the place to make things happen. 

About the role

Thiess is seeking Mining Engineers for our NSW Sites, Muswellbrook Coal Mine Rehabilitation Project, Mt Arthur South and Mt Thorley Workshop. Monday to Friday roster based at various locations.

Key responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Produce Short/Medium Term schedules and optimise Short/Medium Term mining plans.
  • Develop rolling weekly excavator plans and schedules for the mining operation.
  • Provide and implement designs, including pit and dump design, dozer push, rehabilitation and water management designs.
  • Coordinate plans and schedules and monitoring of actual progress with benchmarks.
  • Assist in the management of the weekly dig/dump plans.
  • Implementation and compliance of the Weekly Plan and site Safety Health and Environmental standards to ensure safe and sustainable mine standards.
  • Providing guidance and input into the drill and blast requirements
  • Assessing opportunities to maximising equipment utilisation
  • Assist with in house software and data capture software to run reports as required.

About you

  • Prior experience working as a mining engineer in a mining environment
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mining or Civil)
  • Proficient in MS Office and mine design, planning and scheduling packages including Vulcan, Deswik, Spry / XPAC / XACT highly desired
  • Planning, design and scheduling skills

What Thiess can do for you  

  • Permanent full-time positions
  • Monthly RDO
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & career development 
  • Salary sacrifice options – Novated leasing   
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products. 

About us  

Thiess works with clients in Australia, Asia and the Americas in the dynamic field of open-cut and underground mining.  

 The pioneering spirit of our founders – the legendary Thiess brothers – is our legacy, and inspires our vision to harness the power of people and technology to drive sustainable change.  

At Thiess, you will have the opportunity to play a part in the global energy transition. We are growing our commodities portfolio to include metals and minerals critical to the energy transition, and developing services to enable sustainable mining.  

We’re creating a culture of curiosity, knowledge-sharing, and continuous learning – supporting our people to contribute to Thiess’ success and continued growth in sustainable mining.  

We’ll support you to hone your skills and develop new ones, take on challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration and empowerment. We offer our people ongoing technical training and development opportunities so they can reach their full potential. We also invest in the workforce of the future, with a range of programs for people starting their careers. 

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to enable our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered.  

Learn more  

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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.   

Thiess follows a Pre-Employment Process for all successful applicants, which includes two employment references, a National Police Check and a medical assessment. These checks are essential to your application, and your recruiter will support you through the process.   

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button or the link below.  

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