Principal - Tailings Engineer

Job title: Principal - Tailings Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BH-124159
Contact Name: Kevin Nguyen
Phone Number: +61 8 9426 7400
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a global leader in tailings consultancy and specialising in life-of-mine tailings management and are eagerly seeking an experienced Principal Tailings Engineer to join their ever senior team. This role will be based in the Perth CBD with state-of-the-art facilities available on premises.

The Opportunity:

  • To provide technical leadership and expertise in the specialist area of Tailings Engineering
  • To plan, program and coordinate the specific projects with the EM to deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Working very closely with the sector lead to develop and identify business opportunities for the company and build a strong pipeline of future works
  • To prepare expression of interests, proposals & relevant tender documentation
  • To understand the current market and future business opportunities through monitoring of market trends and identifying major clients
  • To undertake risk assessments including quantitative and qualitative assessments, event trees, fault trees and consequence assessment for individual dams in accordance with ANCOLD guidelines

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 15 years of experience in the design and construction of tailings storage facilities, waste rock dumps and water dams from concept to closure.
  • A strong and demonstrable focus on client management and client networks.
  • Experience in various technical and management including experience with tailings management and geotechnical design roles
  • Talent in building and managing robust, dynamic and creative teams.
  • Mature and diverse understanding and knowledge of geotechnics.
  • Planning and coordination of activities and personnel to deliver the stated results
  • Deep knowledge in tailings and dams

The spread of COVID-19 is affecting all of us. But as a global staffing company, NES would like to reassure our customers that we are fully operational across all our locations and are working closely with clients to ensure essential projects stay on track at this difficult time. For regular updates, please see our COVID-19 Support Hub.