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  • Job reference: RMS0209292

Geotechnical Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/06/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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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.

The Role:
Working alongside a team of Geotechnical Engineers, this role supports Mine Planning and Operations by providing geotechnical advice and ensures that geotechnical risks are understood, monitored and managed.

Roster 8/6.
FIFO from either Brisbane or Townsville.

* Geotechnical assessment and input into the mine design, drill and blast, ground support, and paste processes;
* Significant focus on stable stope designs and the identification of appropriate controls;
* Assessment of excavation, rockmass and support performance;
* Geotechnical monitoring including design, installation & analysis of data;
* Audits / Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QACQ) of ground support applications & standards;
* Underground data collection & stability investigations;
* Design development rehabilitation and cablebolt plans;
* Numerical modelling of designs

* Tertiary qualification in Geotechnical, Engineering Geology, Civil, or Mining Engineering and/or Post Graduate Geotechnical / Rock Mechanics
* Must have Underground experience - ideally with open stope mining methods.
* Problem solving skills which employ a risk-based approach.
* Great communication skills and the desire to be a team player.

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