• Medium Term Focus • Major Open Cut operations • Residential & FIFO Options
This is the opportunity to join one of Tasmania’s most challenging mining operations, producing in the region of 2.5 mtpa of iron ore from a substantial open pit configuration. An owner operated mine with direct hire workforce, managed by an experienced team of mining industry professionals, you will be responsible for the detailed mine design and medium term scheduling required for the delivery of the 3 Month Mine Plan.
You will join the Mine Operations Technical team reporting to the Mine Planning Coordinator. Your experience should include 3-4 years in open pit mining operations in both production and planning roles, and ideally will include interim pit and waste dump design. Your software experience will include Surpac, MineSched and the recently introduced Deswick, or similar relevant packages.
With the current Life of Mine projected beyond 2030, the Company has recently commenced construction of the exploration decline, part of the feasibility study to evaluate the development of underground operations using the block cave approach. Obviously this will present the potential to significantly enhance your career experience profile.
In terms of your own career planning process, this is very much a technical role with the focus on scheduling and design, a role which is ideally suited to a person seeking to develop a career aligned to the Mine Planning function.
All employees live on site during their chosen roster with excellent on-site accommodation, messing and recreational facilities provided. There are 2 roster options in place. The 5/2:4/3 roster provides the opportunity to establish your home on Tasmania’s north-west coast, away from the high housing costs of the mainland in a relaxed urban environment. The alternaive is the 8/6 roster which is ideal for the FIFO option out of Melbourne, Sydney or Adelaide.
To discuss this position in more detail and to express your interest, you can call David Parker on Sydney (02)9957 4276, or if more convenient, after hours on 041 117 0397. Formal applications are to be sent quoting Ref No:5743A using the email link below.