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Underground Infrastructure Services

Job no: 500059
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

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.

Dugald River mine:

Dugald River is one of the world’s top 10 Zinc mine operations, which has been producing zinc concentrate for customers around the world since 2017.

The mine is committed to a low-carbon future. In April 2023 the Dugald River Solar Farm began operations, supplying a third of the mine’s power, and reducing emissions by 33% and this is just the start of its renewable energy transition.

Dugald River employs around 750 employees and contractors on a mix of fly-in, fly-out and local residential basis. The village provides all the amenities including a gym, with a women’s only area, a tennis court, swimming pool, walking track and entertainment area.  

Underground Infrastructure Services

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for experienced and ambitious Underground Infrastructure person to join our team at Dugald River Mine.   

Reporting to the Mining Supervisor, you will be responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of underground mine infrastructure to ensure that production targets are achieved safely and efficiently.

This role will be based on an 8/7, 7/6 (days and nights) roster, drive in drive out (DIDO) from Cloncurry or Mount Isa or fly in fly out (FIFO) from Townsville. Relocation support will be available for successful candidates who reside outside of the local region who wish to relocate to the Cloncurry or Mount Isa districts.

Qualifications, Competencies & knowledge highly desired;

To be successful in this role, you will need to possess a safety focus, be a strong problem solver and have extensive processing experience.

  • Strong safety focus
  • Proven experience in service work in a similar role within the underground mining environment.  
  • A current first aid certificate and a valid driver’s licence are essential.
  • Working at heights and dogging/rigging qualifications are desirable.

Some of your key responsibilities will include;

  • Installation of the mine paste fill reticulation system
  • Inspection of the paste fill reticulation system integrity during paste fill placement
  • Construction of ventilation bulkheads, ventilation controls and paste fill bulkheads
  • Miscellaneous construction activities including forming and pouring concrete pads
  • Installation of underground services including ventilation fans, ducting and services
  • Installation of stope stop logs
  • Safe use of an airleg/stoper
  • Safe operation of Integrated Tool (IT) carriers
  • Maintenance of a high standard of housekeeping on equipment and in the work area

What we offer

  • Family friendly rosters with FIFO from Townville
  • On-site accommodation at Dugald River is provided in fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms and includes meal service and room cleaning.
  • Access to MMG Charter flights to Brisbane and Townsville for family/leisure purposes
  • Gym/PCYC membership
  • Financial Support for families where children attend boarding school
  • Retention payment for long term Cloncurry residents

 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 believe you can make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before 11 March 2024.

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

MMG is committed to supporting our local communities of Cloncurry Shire and Mount Isa City Council Local Government Areas. MMG encourages local residents and Persons of Kalkadoon heritage and other local Indigenous groups to apply.

 

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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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