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Ventilation Engineer

Job no: 496163
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

MMG Limited is a global resources company that mines, explores and develops base metal projects globally.  We are one of the world's largest producers of zinc and a substantial producer of copper, lead, gold and silver.  We have strong operating and financial results and are growing at a significant rate, both organically and by acquisition.  With our global corporate headquarters located in Southbank, Melbourne and mining projects and operations in Australia, Africa, the Americas and South East Asia, we offer a rare and unique opportunity to work with a global perspective. 

MMG’s inaugural mine development project, Dugald River, is a world-class zinc-lead-silver deposit located in north-west Queensland. We currently have a fantastic career opportunity available for an experienced and dynamic Mining Engineer - Ventilation to join our team at Dugald River Mine.   

The purpose of this position is to ensure production activities are supported with appropriate ventilation plans and schedules which are then followed and monitored to provide for safe and efficient mine production. The outcome being that site development and production targets are met or exceeded and that optimal extraction of the ore body is ensured.

Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer, this newly created role is responsible for accurate and timely mine operating plans, designs, schedules and budgets for Dugald River Mine ensuring the requirements of the business and specifically :

    • Ventilation planning for development and production areas in the underground mine with consideration of primary and secondary air circuits as well as modelling and monitoring their effectiveness.
    • Communication and implementation of ventilation plans and associated infrastructure in conjunction with mining operations personnel.
    • Management of the Ventilation on Demand system.

As successful candidate you will have a history in successfully partnering with stakeholders from other internal business units/departments, promoting a culture of mutual respect and knowledge sharing. Equally, you’ll have an inclusive approach in your dealings with primary contractors and consulting partners.

This role will be based on an 8/6 roster. MMG is supportive of our local communities and region. This role is available on a drive in drive out basis (DIDO) from the Cloncurry or Mount Isa Districts. Relocation support will be available for successful candidates who reside outside of the local region who wish to relocate to the Cloncurry or Mount Isa districts. Kalkadoon applicants are encouraged to apply.

A FIFO arrangement is also available to Townsville residents.

To be considered, it is essential you hold a bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering with strong underground metalliferous mine engineering experience with proven technical knowledge and skills in mine planning and ventilation.

On-site accommodation at Dugald River is fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms and includes meal service and room cleaning. The new village features, communal media facilities including 4G coverage, onsite Medical Centre, sporting and gym facilities. Remuneration for the role includes a competitive base salary and annual bonus.

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