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  • Job reference: RMS0193102

Geotechnical Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/04/2018
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Seeking a Geotechnical Engineer on a 3 months contract who will be responsible for the provision of a qualified geotechnical support service within the mine that will assist in the achievement of budget development, production, meeting all quality standards including cost, safety and environment. FIFO role 8/6 roster 12 hrs a day. Immediate start available.

The Company:
Our client is a leading Gold Mining Major with mine sites across Australia, South Africa, Ghana and Peru. This prestigious company has aggressive expansion plans and is the company of choice amongst their competitors.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering
* Minimum 1 year experience in Underground Hard Rock Mining
* Operational experience in underground production including development/stopping plans, documentation of inspections, data collection, geotechnical monitoring, stability analysis, ground control practices/recommendations and QAQC
* Manual 'C Class' Drivers Licence

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Previous experience in Open Cut Mining
* Knowledge of the relevant statutory obligations
* Geotechnical data collection and analysis experience
* Knowledge of ground support design principles
* Knowledge of slope design principles
* Understanding of numerical modelling practices
* Understanding of backfill design and QA/QC practices

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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