Drill & Blast Engineer Various Mine sites Mt Isa QLD - iMINCO

Seeking an experienced Drill & Blast Engineer for a permanent job opportunity in Mt Isa.

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Drill & Blast Engineer Mt Isa QLD

Drill & Blast Engineer Various Mine sites Mt Isa QLD

Drill & Blast Engineer Various Mine sites Mt Isa QLD

  • Relocation & housing assistance
  • Attractive salary package
  • Permanent job opportunity

This company is a market leader in mining and commodity trading. Involved in various sites across North West QLD and around Australia they are seeking an experienced Drill & Blast Engineer for a permanent job opportunity in Mt Isa.

Drill & Blast Engineer Various Mine sites Mt Isa QLD

You will be responsible for ensuring production targets are achieved by conducting stop designs, firing plans, QA/QC, stop reconciliations and other technical activities. While being a positive influence in the underground operational environment. This role is residential to Mt Isa on a 5:2 roster so applicants must be willing to relocate. Full relocation assistance is available.

Drill & Blast Engineer Various Mine sites Mt Isa QLD

What you’ll need to succeed

The successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering and have demonstrated experience working in an underground metalliferous mine. Previous experience as either Drill & Blast or Short Term Planning Engineer would be highly regarded. As you will be working in a multi-disciplinary team it is essential that you have excellent verbal and written communications skills and a strong commitment to safety.

What you’ll get in return

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a market leader within the mining industry. On offer is an attractive salary package as well as relocation and accommodation assistance.

To apply for this job

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now‘ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for a confidential discussion please don’t hesitate to contact Tahlia Donker on 07 4960 1121 or email on tahlia.donker@hays.com.au and quote ref. 1959042.
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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The 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 an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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