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  • Job reference: RMS0202529

Specialist Gas and Vent

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Sydney, New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/11/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Fircroft is currently seeking an experienced Gas and Vent specialist to be based in the Illawarra region.

Our client, a globally diversified mining and metals company with operations in Australia, South Africa and South America, is seeking a Gas and Vent Specialist to join their team.

The successful candidate will be required to provide input for the development of long term strategic plans associated with Gas Management, Gas Drainage activities at companies underground mines. This role also provides governance and technical oversight to mine site activities associated with the execution of Gas Management, Gas Drainage, and Mine Ventilation activities.

The main duties of this role will include;

- Analysis, calculation, and modelling to provide input to support the development of long‑term strategies for gas management, gas drainage, outburst management, and mine ventilation specific for the company's underground mining operations;
- Technical support within the areas of gas management, gas drainage design and execution, outburst management, and mine ventilation to site based technical and operational personnel;
- Writing of technical reports detailing the results of analysis, for senior management and operational staff, to assist in decision making processes;
- Development of medium term strategic plans (2-7 year time frame) for Ventilation, Gas Drainage, and Gas Management activities;
- Governance and technical oversight across the areas of Gas Management, Gas Drainage design and execution, outburst management, and mine ventilation across the company's underground mining operations. This includes regular underground audits and safety inspections.

To be eligible for this role, you will need;

- Mining Engineering Degree;
- Ventilation Officer Certificate;
- 5 years' experience in longwall mines, preferably in a ventilation or gas drainage role;
- Undermanager's Certificate of Competency (desired)

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.

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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