Job no: 496283
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine
MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognised as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.
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 to join our team at Dugald River Mine.
The purpose of this position is to ensure production activities are supported with appropriate plans and schedules with respect to maintaining and monitoring the underground environment 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 an excellent opportunity to be involved in the installation of Dugald River’s Ventilation on Demand system and develop the instantaneous monitoring of the underground environment. Integration of the system into ventilation planning and associated infrastructure requirements will require input into accurate and timely mine operating plans ensuring business goals are met 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.
- Opportunity to assist production drill and blast and mine planning as required.
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.
MMG is supportive of our local communities and region. The 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 and who wish to relocate to the Cloncurry or Mount Isa districts. This role will operate on an 8/6 roster, FIFO from Townsville is on offer for residents living in Townsville.
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.
As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity.
If you share MMG’s values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date.
Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised closing date and all applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered. We will not be accepting submissions from recruitment agencies on this occasion.
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