Water Engineer - FIFO from Darwin or Cairns

Job Title: Water Engineer - FIFO from Darwin or Cairns
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-12-03
Reference: BH-91981
Contact Name: Luke Whitfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 23, 2018 03:58

Job Description

Water Engineer – FIFO from Cairns or Darwin
Our client, a global mining and metals company are currently in search of an experienced staff based Water Engineer to join the Production Planning team of a world class mining operation.
  • Developing pit dewatering strategies, schedules and stage plans;
  • Designing and selecting pipelines, fittings and pumps to maximise pit dewatering capability and efficiently transfer water;
  • Updating and communicating the water management strategy;
  • Undertaking drainage assessments and developing strategies;
  • Competently conduct statistical analyses, GIS mapping, water balance modelling, hydrological and hydraulic modelling;
  • Proactively managing the water management capital plan with all relevant stakeholders;
  • Displaying strong visible safety leadership
  • Identifying and implementing safety, volume and cost improvement initiatives.
  • Relocation to Darwin or Cairns is essential to mine location.
  • Tertiary qualification in Civil or Mechanical Engineering, with a focus on hydro geology or hydrology;
  • Experience in an operational de-watering setting including civil construction or mining applications;
  • Demonstrated success in project management;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in Vulcan, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Microsoft Office and specialist water modelling software.
  • 4/3 roster from Cairns or Darwin
  • Superannuation Matching Contributions
  • Education and Career Development
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Competitive Salaries