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Geotechnical Engineer - Rosebery Mine

Job no: 498866
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.

Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.

MMG Rosebery:

Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia and is 100% owned by MMG Limited.

With continuous production since 1936 Rosebery mine has current potential to extend life beyond 2028.  This underground mine has continually attracted and produced world class professionals. With a strong community focus and core values including safety and integrity, we are proud of our role in community development and our economic contribution to the local Tasmanian industry.

The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance and employs over 500 employees and contractors who reside in the local region.

Geotechnical Engineer

Residing in the Rosebery township and 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.

The role is offered on an 8/6 roster. This is a residential role, DIDO from other locations in Tasmania and FIFO from Melbourne will be considered for the right candidate

Competencies, qualifications and skills:

  • An unwavering commitment to workplace safety and a demonstrated expertise in establishing cultures and systems that embed safety awareness.
  • Degree qualifications in Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Exposure to more than one site will be advantageous.
  • Experience with underground mining.
  • Current drivers’ license.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring rock mass deformation and performance, assessment of ground control systems as well as maintaining quality control and quality assurance systems.
  • Heavily involved in geotechnical assessments of stope and development designs as well as providing geotechnical feedback with respect to stope design optimisation.
  • Collection and analysis of geotechnical data including core logging, geotechnical mapping, ground control installation and rock mass instrumentation.
  • Undertaking geotechnical analysis for excavation design utilising rock mass classification and characterisation systems, geological structural data, empirical analysis and numerical modelling.

What we offer

  • A safety-first culture
  • An attractive remuneration including an incentive scheme, accommodation and allowances in line with Company Policies.
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Relocation support where required to the point of hire

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.

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage https://www.mmg.com/

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.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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