Geotechnical Engineer - Rosebery Mine
Job no: 498475
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery 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.
We are looking to source an underground Geotechnical engineer to join our team at the Rosebery Mine in the rugged west of Tasmania.
Reporting to the Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work in one of the deepest mines in Australia. Working in a small Geotechnical team you will gain highly diverse experience with sub-level stoping at depth as well as exposure to legacy mining operations and surface Geotechnical instability. This is an excellent position for someone who is looking to expand their Geotechnical knowledge and who is self-motivated and can work independently.
Your role will include monitoring rock mass deformation and performance, assessment of ground control systems as well as maintaining quality control and quality assurance systems. You we be heavily involved in geotechnical assessments of stope and development designs as well as providing geotechnical feedback with respect to stope design optimisation.
An important part of your learning will be the collection and analysis of geotechnical data including core logging, geotechnical mapping, ground control installation and rock mass instrumentation. You will be involved in undertaking geotechnical analysis for excavation design utilising rock mass classification and characterisation systems, geological structural data, empirical analysis and numerical modelling.
Ideally candidates will have the following attributes:
Degree qualifications in Geotechnical, Mining or Civil Engineering
Preferable a minimum of 4 years and exposure to more than one site
Experience with underground mining
An unwavering commitment to workplace safety
Comfortable working in underground mining environments
Current drivers licence
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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Advertised: Tasmania Daylight Time 30 Nov 2020
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