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Mining Engineer

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - WA Regional
Engineering - Mining, Engineering - Other
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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.

About the role

As our next Underground Production Engineer reporting to the Alternate Underground Manager, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

This permanent, full time opportunity is based at our Leinster Underground Project, WA. The position is offered on an 8/6 FIFO roster from Perth

In this role, you will:

  • Providing technical support to the Alternate Underground Manager and Mining Superintendent to ensure delivery of mine plans.
  • Responsible for short term mine planning and scheduling – generating 2-week plans from the Monthly Plan and driving priorities in daily operational plans.
  • Ensuring adherence to the technical obligations in the mining contract.
  • Coordinating timely installation of mine infrastructure (pumping, ventilation, electrical, services, refuge chambers etc) for existing and new areas.
  • Daily, Weekly and Monthly Production reporting as well as supporting inventory with the management and ordering of explosives.
  • Continually evaluate, review and determine the most appropriate use of mining methodologies for best project performance.

About you

  • 4+ years’ experience within underground operations
  • Tertiary Qualification in Mining Engineering or similar
  • Self-motivated engineer proficient in mine planning, scheduling and underground production systems
  • Understanding of practical underground operations and ability to provide hands on support to underground team
  • Valid Driver’s Licence "C" Class minimum
  • WA Shift Supervisor or Mine Manager ticket (to cover absences) highly desirable, as well as
  • Experience in project / contract engineering
  • Experience scheduling in Deswik

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.

To apply for this role please follow the below link. Shortlisting will commence immediately

How to apply

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