Mining Engineer

Mining Engineer

NES Fircroft | cairns,qld, QLD, AU

Posted 24 days ago

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Job Description

Are you a Mining Engineer who is tired of working in the desert? How about on one of Australia's beautiful island paradise's instead??

Permanent opportunities available with live and work in Australia's tropical coast based either residential on the island or chartered out of Cairns or Darwin. In this role you will receive a competitive salary package that includes an annual bonus scheme, Holiday Travel Assistance or FIFO Allowance depending on location, additional Superannuation contributions (up to 14%), AND participation in the Employee Share Plan..... WOW! Other incentives include:
  • Ongoing training, education assistance and career development
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Excellent facilities including gym, beachside workout area, swimming pool, golf course, tennis and squash courts, sports oval, and scenic walking tracks.
  • For residential employees: access to pristine camping and fishing opportunities, well-resourced school and day care facilities and low-cost company housing and subsidised living expenses.
  • Potential Relocation

  • In this position you will report to the Senior Mid-Term Planning Engineer and will work in a team of high performing technical professionals to lead, develop, review and audit mine designs and stage plans that support safe, predictable, production. Other tasks include:
  • Engage relevant stakeholders and seek their buy-in to support delivery of the annual budget and mid-term plan
  • Prepare schedules in support of the annual forecasts, the budget, or specific projects or initiatives
  • Develop and communicate mine production reporting and analysis
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Display strong visible safety leadership
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement across site.

  • To be successful you will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in mining engineering (or equivalent with relevant experience), as well as:
  • 4+ years of experience in open cast mine design (or similar) and mine scheduling
  • Fluency with modern mine design and mine scheduling package
  • Ability to build networks and relationships with key stakeholders across site
  • Proven capability to operate in a complex environment, leading, influencing and facilitating diverse teams
  • A high performer who enjoys driving work that delivers noteworthy impacts to the operation
  • Competency in Deswik or Vulcan design software
  • Competency in Spry or XPAC scheduling software
  • Prior experience with budget preparation
  • Interest in continued development as a technical professional

  • With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.