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Senior Drill and Blast Engineer Mining in Bowen Basin QLD
A well established coal mining house requires an experienced Senior Drill and Blast Engineer to join their open cut operation on a 7/7 roster FIFO Brisbane or residential to the Bowen Basin.
Your new role
Reporting into Technical Services Superintendent you will responsible for the development and implementation of efficient drill and blast designs, plans and scheduling to optimize operational delivery. In a day to day capacity you will develop drill pattern, load sheets and tie up plans and effectively these to the drillers and blasting contractor.
Drawing from your extensive experience in mining you will ensure safety is incorporated into all your plans whist continually searching for improvement initiatives.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful you will be a tertiary qualified Mine Surveyor with demonstrated experience working in an open To be successful you will have a tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering combined with demonstrated experience in a drill and blast focused role within in an open coal cut mining.
It is also highly desirable that you have proficient in Vulcan and Spry and have previous leadership experience.
What you’ll get in return
On offer is an attractive 7/7 roster FIFO from Brisbane or residential to the Bowen Basin combined with an extremely competitive remuneration package that will reflect your level of experience.
This role will be ideally suited to applicant searching to earn between $150 to 170K + benefits.
If you feel you have the required skills and are searching to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.
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How to Apply:
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Coal Mining Senior Drill Blast Open cut Operation FIFO Bowen Basin
About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.
The Queensland Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.
- Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
- New Hope Corporation Limited
- QCoal Pty Ltd
- Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
- Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
- Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
- Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
- Conquest Mining Limited
- Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
- BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
- Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
- Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
- Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
- TEC Coal Pty Ltd
- TerraCom Australia
- Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
- Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd
For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list