Senior Mining Engineer – Coal Mine Production
A mining company requires a Senior Mine Engineer to join their open pit operation on an 8/6 roster FIFO BNE.
Establish yourself with this leading international miner that specializes in the production and exploration of coal deposits in North Queensland. Due to internal promotion, an opportunity is on offer for an experienced Senior Mine Engineer to join their open pit operation on an 8/6 roster.
Your new role
Reporting into Technical Services Superintendent you will lead and mentor a small team to ensure that the truck, excavator and dozer push mining operation is running at optimum efficiency.
This will include the review and development of the mine design, scheduling, haulage analysis and drill and blast management. Drawing from your extensive experience in mining you will ensure safety is incorporated into all your plans whist continually looking for improvement initiatives.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful you will have a tertiary qualification in Engineering combined with demonstrated experience in short term mine planning, scheduling and design in open coal cut mining. It is also highly desirable that you have proficient in Vulan and Spry and have previous leadership experience.
What you’ll get in return
On offer is an attractive 8/6 roster that FIFO from Brisbane and an extremely competitive remuneration package that will reflect your level of experience. This role will be ideally suited to applicant looking to earn between $165 to 200K.
What you need to do now
For a confidential discussion please don’t hesitate to contact William Ballam on 07 4771 5*** or email **************@hays.com.au.
How to apply
This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the below link.
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 *Standard 11 Training*Apply for Senior Mining Engineer Coal Mine Production Brisbane QLD
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
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.