Drill and Blast Engineer
Job no: 496204
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine
The Rosebery Mine in Tasmania, a polymetallic underground mine, in operation since 1936, which has current potential to extend life beyond 2030.
Reporting directly to the Senior Mine Production Engineer, the key responsibility of the Drill and Blast Engineer is to complete drill and blast design, produce backfill plans and general mining engineering support to the Mining team.
Key accountabilities including and not limited to:
- Maintain a cost conscious culture is practiced by team members.
- Provide specialist technical advice to the Mine Manager in areas of competence
- Consistently apply Workplace Management Procedures to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, agreed visions and values, and MMG Code of Conduct
- Demonstrate behaviour consistent with MMG Minerals vision and values and code of conduct.
- Contribute towards a strong team working culture within the Planning team.
- Continually seeks to improve existing workplace practices
To be considered for this role, you will hold a tertiary qualification in Mine Engineering with a strong proven experience in large scale underground mining operations including significant practical experience and knowledge within Underground mining methods, strategic and short term business planning techniques. You will have a sound understanding of survey methods and good knowledge of underground mine ventilation and mine geology. Essential to the role is your sound practical experience with Deswik and/or other Drill and Blast software.
To further your success to the role, you will have excellent communication and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to contribute and work effectively in a team. The reward is an opportunity to join a growing global business that offers competitive remuneration and as well excellent working conditions in a supportive environment.
This role represents a genuine career opportunity for a motivated professional. This is a permanent 8/6 roster with local accommodation subsided provided giving you the opportunity to become a member of the Rosebery community. Naturally, MMG will support you with relocation to the area and provide generous housing assistance.
Rosebery is located on Tasmania's west coast in close proximity to Strahan and a couple of hours drive from Burnie and Devonport. Rosebery offers exceptional outdoor experiences with fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and walking at your doorstep.
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