Mine Planning Engineer
Job no: 500021
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine
We are MMG and we mine for progress
At MMG, our vision is to create a leading international mining company for a low carbon future.
We mine for progress to create wealth for our people, host communities and shareholders with an ambition to grow and diversify our resource, production and value.
MMG has a global presence, owning and developing copper, zinc and other base metals projects across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.
Our aim is to create a workplace that encourages diversity and inclusion and supports our people to grow.
We are guided by our values; think safety first, respect each other, work together, do what we say, and we want to be better.
Headquartered in Melbourne, we are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx 1208) with an international shareholder base.
Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia.
The Rosebery Mine has been at the heart of the Rosebery community since 1936 and is one of Tasmania’s largest and oldest continuously operating, underground mines producing zinc, copper and lead concentrates, as well as gold doré.
It supports approximately 500 employees and their families, has a strong community focus and engages a wide range of local businesses from across Tasmania in its supply chain boosting the economy of the West Coast of Tasmania and beyond.
MMG has an office in Burnie, giving employees the flexibility to work from there when they are not required onsite.
Mine Planning Engineer
Are you looking for a Mine Planning role with flexible working arrangements, job sharing opportunities and prospects to work from home?
We are currently seeking an experienced Mine Planning Engineer to join us at the Rosebery Mine.
Reporting to the Senior Mine Planning Engineer, the role of Mine Planning Engineer is to deliver short term plans that support the planning requirements of the operation as well as develop and optimise designs that support future expansions, diamond drill programs and deliver optimised block designs.
This role is offered on a flexible arrangement for the right candidate either residential in Rosebery, Drive in/Drive out (DIDO) from Tasmanian locations or Fly in/Fly Out (FIFO) from within Australia. Opportunities on a job sharing/part time basis are available as well as a flexible hybrid model working from home, our Burnie office and from site.
Competencies, qualifications and skills:
Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or similar degree supported by experience in mine planning.
Significant practical experience with underground mining methods
Short and long term mine planning skills; including stope designs, development designs and economic panel design compilation.
Sound understanding of underground mine ventilation, geotechnical and mine geology.
Essential to the role is your hands-on experience with Deswik and/or other mine planning software.
Excellent communication and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to contribute and work effectively in a team.
Key responsibilities will include:
Development of panel designs which optimise value and meet the long term mine plan.
Delivery of development plans to meet mid-term scheduling requirements.
Optimisation of stope shapes and delivery of Stope Note Commentaries.
Evaluation of mine design, sequencing and schedules to optimise plans and deliver improvement opportunities.
Work closely with Operations, Geology, Production, Geotechnical, Ventilation and Survey team members to deliver safe and practical designs.
Communicate plans through close working relations with Operations.
Maintaining clear document control.
What we offer
A safety-first culture
An attractive remuneration including an incentive scheme, accommodation and allowances.
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
If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application 11 February 2024.
Advertised: Tasmania Daylight Time 12 Jan 2024
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