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Mining Engineer - Dugald River

Job no: 498384
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

  • Global growing mining organisation
  • On-site Accommodation with a gym and pool supplied
  • FIFO from Townsville or Brisbane is available

MMG’s inaugural mine development project, Dugald River, is a world-class zinc-lead-silver sub level open stoping operation located in north-west Queensland. We currently have a fantastic career opportunity available for a motivated and enterprising Mining Engineer to join our team at Dugald River Mine.   

Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer, this role is an excellent opportunity to lead and influence stope and development design for the underground mine, as well as be involved in the short term scheduling and production activities.

Specifically, this role will oversee the following functions:

  • Preparation of stope notes and level plans.
  • Preparation of vertical development designs as required (eg. raisebore design work).
  • Preparation of stope reconciliations.
  •  Preparation and delivery of weekly stope review meetings.
  • Maintenance of design registers, reconciliation register and design master files.
  • Regular QAQC and underground inspections to ensure work is delivered in alignment with plan.
  • Provide support for business improvement initiatives.

As successful candidate you will have sound practical and technical knowledge of underground mining, with exposure to sub-level open stoping and base metal mining considered highly advantageous. Development of technical services staff is a hallmark of working at Dugald River, and the successful candidate can look forward to internal and external development opportunities to support one’s own personal goals and career aspirations.

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 or Brisbane is on offer. To be considered, it is essential you hold a bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering.

MMG is committed to supporting our local communities of Cloncurry Shire and Mount Isa City Council Local Government Areas. MMG encourages local residents to apply for opportunities at Dugald River. We also support successful candidates to relocate to the region and provide a generous relocation package. In addition to living allowances for all employees residing in the local community,

As a company, MMG strives for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate. If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date.

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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

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