Senior Mining Engineer Underground Hardrock North QLD

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Senior Mining Engineer – North QLD

Senior Mining Engineer Underground Hardrock North QLD

Senior Mining Engineer Underground Hardrock North QLD

  • Residential or FIFO Nth Qld
  • Manage A New UG Development
  • Flexible Work Environment & Autonomy

A successful and rapidly expanding underground hardrock operation in north QLD with a significant development pipeline seeks an accomplished Senior Mining Engineer to join their growing team.

Reporting to the Mining Manager, as Senior Mining Engineer you be focused on the technical leadership for a new underground development. Key accountability will include the successful delivery of short, medium and long term planning and scheduling for the Operations. You will also mentor production engineers, liaise with geotechnical engineers and assist in the successful achievement of production targets whilst ensuring best practice health and safety.

Working for a fast expanding mining company on their premier Queensland operation with exciting growth plans, you will operate on a short attractive roster offered on either a residential basis in a North Queensland regional centre or FIFO from anywhere in North Queensland. You will enjoy an attractive remuneration package including incentives within an empowering, team oriented work environment.

As the ideal candidate, you will be a tertiary qualified mining engineer with a successful track record in senior mining engineering appointments within underground hard rock operations. You will have strong technical proficiency across short and long term planning, including proficiency in mine planning software e.g. EPS, Surpac, etc.

Only applicants with unrestricted Australian work rights can be considered.

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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™

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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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