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Mine Planning Engineer

Job title: Mine Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth
Industry:
Salary: 125,000 - 145,000
Reference: BH-130779
Contact Name: Kevin Nguyen
Phone Number: +61 8 9426 7400
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

In this role you will be reporting to the Mininge Manager you will be focusing on the preparation of high-quality operating, short and medium-term and strategic mine plans for underground operations.
To be successful in this role, it is essential that you:

The key responsibilities of this role will include:
  • Develop medium, long-term, and LOM plans
  • Undertake necessary engineering work for gaining mining approvals
  • Develop and optimise mine designs
  • Cost evaluation of mining areas
  • Liaising with engineering and mining personnel to ensure mine plans are executed efficiently and safely
  • Provide guidance and support to Mine Operations as required, including audit, review and monitoring systems and procedures to optimise the mine planning function
  • Provide technical assistance in the evaluation of new projects

Essential skills and experience:
  • Have a tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering with demonstrated relevant experience in mining operations.
  • Strong understanding of operational constraints on mine plans and designs.
  • Extensive knowledge of underground mining practices, strategic planning, Scheduling life-of-mine planning and site-based production planning.
  • WA First Class Mine Manager Cert (Preferred, but not essential)
  • Experience with mine software packages with a preference to Surpac / Vulcan / Deswik.
  • Current Unrestricted C Class Driver's License.
  • National Police Clearance (6 months).

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