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  • Job reference: RMS0223954

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/04/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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An outstanding opportunity has become available for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Technical Services team of our Mining client in regional NSW.

This role is accountable for the coordination of all the mines geotechnical requirements.

As a Geotechnical Engineer in the team you will be carrying out a variety of professional geotechnical service tasks inclusive but not limited to providing geotechnical advice to mining operations and to ensure geotechnical risks are effectively identified, managed and controlled.

* Design of primary and secondary support plans, strata monitoring, underground mapping and managing of external geotechnical consultants.
* Coordinate and conduct geotechnical investigations, collect geotechnical and geological mapping information of the underground mining
* Analyse and prepare design calculations for engineering works
* Manage costs and resources to ensure work is achieved within budget
* Lead, develop and participate in multi-disciplinary teams.
* Manage the geotechnical aspects of day to day operations, data collection, analysis and continuous improvement projects
* Use judgement and initiative in making minor adaptations and modifications where required

* Tertiary qualifications of a Bachelor of Engineering (Geotech) or higher
* Experience in a range of underground mining methods
* Experience in coal mining would be highly advantageous
* Approximately 3-5 years of geotechnical experience
* Willing to relocate for the right role
* Ability to work under pressure to tight timeframes and within budgets
* Proven experience in analysis and design on a range of geotechnical projects
* Well-developed problem-solving skills, sound judgement and decisiveness
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Visa and sponsorship will not be provided, so we only ask that Australia Citizen/PR candidates apply.

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