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  • Job reference: RMS0203314

Subsidence Engineer - Mining $150K OTE

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Wollongong, New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/12/2018
  • Duration: full time
  • Time left:
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    (15/01/19)
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The Company

As one of the globes most diversified mining and metals companies with operations around the world, this company continues to grow through their high-level efficiency and quality of products.

This company aspires to be an inclusive organisation, where their workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where they operate!

The Role - Subsidence Engineer

The subsidence engineer is required to support the IC Infrastructure Protection team in an expert capacity by providing internal consultancy on all aspects of mine subsidence engineering.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Develop and maintain in-house mine subsidence models that will be used to predict, manage and review surface impacts due to mining
  • Review external consultant mine subsidence predictions and provide feedback to internal stakeholders
  • Ensure mine subsidence risks (safety and serviceability) for current and proposed domains are understood and communicated to key stakeholders
  • Act as an internal consultant, providing expert mine subsidence advice to operations, management, TS and OS team functions and Company Projects teams as required
  • Undertake research and identify innovation opportunities. Project manage implementation where appropriate.
  • Review subsidence monitoring data and make recommendations as required on Compliance with Work Health and Safety Act (Mines and Petroleum) 2014, Mine Subsidence Compensation Act 2017 and Mining Act 1992 as they apply to the role

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be interested in working for an organisation that embraces the diversity each person brings to the workplace. Our values of Care, Trust, Togetherness and Excellence will guide your decision making and interactions, while supporting you in generating courageous solutions. In addition, you will have:

  • Ability to undertake detailed technical work
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts and risks
  • Ability to assess mine subsidence risk levels across the business
  • Ability to identify and scope innovation initiatives relating to mine subsidence engineering
  • Ability to communicate technical information and manage scopes with external stakeholders

We would welcome applications from those who can demonstrate;

  • A good work ethic, with motivation to work in challenging situations;
  • A drive to exceed expectations and to constantly push for results;
  • Acts in line with the Company values of Care, Trust, Togetherness & Excellence.



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