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Technical Services manager

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/11/2019
  • Duration: 12 months fixed term
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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.

About the role:
Reporting to Project Director, you will develop the mine design and plan to meet statutory obligations and optimise mine configuration and production schedule.

This is offered as a 12 month fixed term contract, with the option of going into a permanent role as the project progresses.

Your responsibilities:

  • Strategic planning to ensure annual and rolling mining schedules adhere to Life of Mine objectives
  • Ensure engineering expertise and knowledge of the project is shared and incorporated
  • Influence scope and change management for the project
  • Participate in engineering schedules to meet construction schedule
  • Demonstrate compliance to the Mine Operating System principles when preparing project outputs
  • Responsible for delivering production forecasts
  • Provide input into short and long-term planning
  • Manage technical services across geotechnical, survey, mine planning, geology and blasting
  • Ensure integration at battery limits and interfaces, as well as between disciplines
  • Ensure production data integrity for the project is achieved
  • Develop cost estimates
  • Manage the review, approve, and modification of project designs

This position will be based centrally in Brisbane CBD, with regular travel to Moranbah as required.

About you

  • Degree in Mining Engineering, Geology or Surveying
  • Proven ability to guide, develop and influence practice in feasibility studies and production planning
  • Strategic planning to ensure rolling mining schedules adhere to Life of Mine objectives
  • Proven successful delivery of mine projects within time, scope, and schedule as well as successful operational outcomes
  • Strategic thinking: plan in detail; but react flexibly to changing circumstances
  • Broad experience and knowledge in underground mine operations, planning and economic evaluation including feasibility studies to execution of projects
  • Substantial knowledge of other functions including mine design, mine planning, ventilation and survey services, cost reporting and budgeting
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute, influence and make decisions within multi-functional teams
  • Relating technical solutions to financial decisions
  • Interpersonal and communication skills, able to relate, influence and persuade at all levels of the organisation

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.

To apply, submit your resume via Apply Now below. For information on other Mining roles, call Rhys on (07) 3233 2324.

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