As Production is the key area to output you will be working closely with the Production Superintendent and will have an influence to the overall design and production of the mine as the Drill and Blast Engineer. For this role you will be experienced with open cast mining operations with practical and competent knowledge of mine design and proficient software application.
Your duties will include but not be limited to:.
Liasing with the Production Drillers and Production Charge Crews to ensure designs are efficient, practical and being followed and modified where required to optimise safe and efficient production
Providing designs so that the in-situ ore can be blasted in the safest, most cost effective and efficient manner and take all steps to ensure an uninterrupted stream of undiluted ore is produced
Incorporate all relevant regulations and statutory requirements into designs in order to minimise the clients risk exposure and liabilities
Ensure compliance with all statutory explosives magazine requirements.
Your role as a Drill and Blast engineer will provide support to the project works by providing technical expertise and competence in blasting techniques to the Mine and Quarry Management, ensuring the timely delivery and continued success of this huge iron ore project. In return you will receive a great FIFO position with excellent on-site facilities and accommodation and requisite compensation.
To be successful in the role you will need:
Bachelor of Engineering (Mining or Relevant discipline)
Drill and Blast Engineering experience (preferably in Iron ore)
Demonstrated experience contributing to a team of professionals to deliver against set targets
Experience delivering best practise engineering services
Ability to understand functionality of business systems and provide relevant data for business purposes
A high level of strategic thinking, planning and problem solving ability
An understanding of key safety risks and ways to mitigate these
This is an excellent opportunity to further ones career and make the most of a very large scale project in a secure role. Should you have significant experience in these areas or know anyone who does, then we are very interested in talking to you with the view to setting up an immediate interview.