A great opportunity for someone looking to step up into a management position
Influence a dynamic and growing company at the NRW flagship coal operation
About our Client
NRW is proud to be one of the leading civil and mining contractors in the Australian resource and infrastructure sectors. NRW's business is built on their people; their combined passion supports their underlying commitment to be Australia's contractor of choice.
In recent years NRW has significantly expanded its service offerings and now has extensive capability in earthmoving, concrete, contract mining, and drill & blast across a range of commodities throughout Western Australia, the Northern Territory, Queensland and South Australia as well as Simandou in Guinea (West Africa).
The Middlemount Coal project is the first mining contract awarded to NRW in Queensland. The project is also NRW's first contract in the coal mining industry. The five year mining contract covers all mining activities including; clearing & grubbing, short & long term detailed mine scheduling & planning, drilling & blasting including design, load and haul of overburden.
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Technical Services Manager will be responsible for leading the technical services team at the Middlemount Coal operation. Specifically you will accountable for delivering the following:
Short, mid and long-term planning for the extraction of 40 million bcm of overburden and 4 million tonnes of product coal.
Reviewing existing and implementing appropriate mine planning solutions to achieve production targets.
Ensuring effective drilling and blasting in partnership with Action Drill and Blast, NRW's Drill & Blast team.
Foster strong working relationships with our client to effectively plan within defined environmental constraints.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will ideally possess the following attributes:
Tertiary qualifications in mine engineering or equivalent.
A minimum of 5- 7 years post-graduate experience in open cut coal mining with at least 2 years in a senior engineering role.
High level of competence in mine planning software packages.
Developed coaching and leadership skills to develop a new team.
Familiarity and competence working in a contract/client relationship.
What's on Offer
Career progression with a listed company and the opportunity to lead a new team in a flagship venture for NRW.
Flexibility in regards to residential location and roster.
Fantastic development opportunity to step up for a superintendent/senior mining engineer.