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Senior Mine Planning Engineer – Open Pit
Senior Mine Planning Open Pit Gold Mine WA
Dacian Gold Ltd (ASX:DCN) is finalizing constructing of its 100% owned Mt Morgans Gold Project located near Laverton in the WA goldfields.
Mt Morgans will be Australia’s newest +200,000 oz gold mine, and in Q1 CY2018 will produce its first gold from a newly constructed 2.5Mtpa CIL treatment plant.
The maiden Ore Reserve of 1.2 million ounces, supporting an initial mine life of 8 years, will produce underground ore from Westralia and open pit ore from Jupiter.
Dacian Gold has a strong culture of technical excellence, team work and an ability to move quickly when opportunities present.
Dacian Gold is seeking to employ an experienced Senior Mine Planning Engineer – Open Pit to provide coordination and technical expertise to the Open Pit mining team for mine planning activities of the Jupiter operations.
Reporting to the Mining Manager – Open Pit, responsibilities of this role will include;
- Set up of systems and processes to ensure the mine planning is robust and effective
- Pit optimization and development of medium and long term mine plans
- Preparation of life of mine plans, mine designs and the review and optimization of medium range and long term plans
- Preparation of operational and project cost estimates
- Liaising with engineering and mining personnel to ensure production plans are executed effectively to optimize ore extraction
- Mentoring and technical leadership
The Person Dacian is in an exciting growth phase. The culture is representative of this phase – an ‘all hands on deck’ team approach is taken by all staff to ensure that they meet and exceed schedule, targets and deliverables.
They are searching for a Senior Mine Planning Engineer who is highly motivated and enjoys working alongside like minded professionals in a growing team and a growing Company.
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following:
- Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or related discipline
- Significant and recent experience in a similar role
- A sound knowledge and application of statutory safety requirements relevant to mining
- Technical expertise in relation to Open Pit mine design, drill and blast, optimization and planning
- Proficient with computer scheduling software (Deswick, Surpac, etc)
- Operational site based mining experience (ideally Gold) and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic production environment
Candidates who hold an Unrestricted Quarry Manager’s Certificate will be highly regarded.
Please APPLY NOW. Shortlisting for this role will commence immediately.Initial inquiries are welcome.
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