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Mining Engineer

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - QLD Bowen Basin, Aus - All
Engineering - Mining
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Work with a team of the best

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 based at QCoal Northern Hub you will report to the Technical Services Manager where you will oversee the execution of all aspects of the mine planning function and work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results. 

You will be responsible for ensuring production targets are met while maintaining a safety conscious, efficient, cost-effective and innovative work ethic. Duties will also include:

  • Completing and implementing various mine design aspects including pit and dump design, rehabilitation and water management designs
  • Ownership of data management and reporting
  • Providing guidance and input into the drill and blast
  • Assessing opportunities to maximise equipment utilisation
  • Preparing inputs for the control budget process
  • Liaising with production staff to ensure plans are executed as per design
  • Providing guidance and technical support to other site engineers
  • Attending client meetings

Roster and Location:

  • 5 days on 2 days off with monthly RDO's
  • Full camp accommodation and meals provided
  • DIDO or FIFO with flights provided from Brisbane if required
  • QCoal Northern Hub is situated one hour south of Bowen in the lifestyle location of the beautiful Whitsunday Coast, and only a few minutes from the township of Collinsville. 

About you

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate:  

  • Experience working as a mining engineer on an operational open cut mine
  • Open cut coal mining experience is preferential
  • Open cut coal drill and blast experience is an advantageous
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in engineering 
  • A proficiency in the following software:
    • Vulcan
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Shot Plus is beneficial
    • Spry is beneficial

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.

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 allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered. 

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

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