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  • Job reference: RMS0193744

Production Mine Engineer - FIFO 8/6

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/04/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
A new opportunity has arisen for an Engineer within Mine Production on a permanent staff basis. The position will be rotational from Perth on an 8/6 roster.

The position will be working on an underground gold mine operation providing comprehensive production planning and scheduling to facilitate short and medium production and development targets to meet maximum returns.

Key responsibilities include:
* Assist in coordinating planning, production and contractor activities in delivery to the daily work plan and that they are aligned to the operational targets.
* Achieve planned production and safety targets through collaboration with the wider team.
* Effectively communicate to the wider mine team to ensure a clear understanding of objectives.
* Produce optimal drill and blast designs.
* Contribute to mine safety by actively identifying risks and threats and ensuring these are minimised or eliminated wherever possible.
* Support and contribute to continuous improvement around systems, processes and practices.

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:
* Circa 3 years plus underground mining experience
* BSc degree in mining engineering
* Exposure to longhole drilling, blasting, ventilation, projects, planning and scheduling
* 1 year practical underground mining experience
* Experience in utilising software such as Datamine, Mine Works Planner etc
* Experience of a variety of ore body types and models would be highly desirable

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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