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  • Job reference: RMS0201395

Geotechnical Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/11/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (17/12/18)
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The Role:
Based in NSW, the Geotechnical Engineer is to support the Geotechnical team to provide Governance, Internal Consultancy and Improvement projects to Planning, Mining Operations and Projects.

* Ensure geological / geotechnical risks (safety and production) for current and proposed domains are understood and communicated to key stakeholders
* Provide governance to ensure Strata Failure Management Plan is complied with and good strata control practice is followed in design, implementation and monitoring
* Provide long term ground support and pillar designs to ensure safe and cost-effective production.
* Review site designs as required
* Provide technical advice to Integrated Planning team functions to the projects team as required.
* Provide technical advice to operations and management on geological/ geotechnical issues including support optimisation, training, support materials

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor Degree in Geology, Mining Engineering or Civil Engineering
* Ability to effectively communicate technical risk and designs
* Ability to assess geotechnical risk levels across the business

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Significant experience working with Coal Mine would be highly regarded

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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