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Engineer - Ventilation

Advertiser: Oz Minerals - CarrapateenaMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Mar 2019
Location
Adelaide
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Engineering & Maintenance

Engineer - Ventilation

Join Australia's most exciting new underground mining project. Carrapateena will be a large scale world class mine built and operated by world class people. We are building a modern mine site in South Australia and getting operationally ready for seamless commissioning. This role is now available and we need your help.

At OZ Minerals Carrapateena, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career. 

About the role

Location: Site based at Carrapateena

Roster: 8 days on 6 days off; travel 100% on company time from Adelaide or Port Augusta

Reporting to: Senior Engineer - Ventilation

Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later.

The Engineer – Ventilation has overarching accountability for ventilation planning, supporting UG infrastructure design, as well as surface and underground ventilation monitoring to meet statutory requirements.

Key responsibilities

The Engineer – Ventilation role will focus on ensuring the value of Carrapateena is maximised. Specifically, this includes:

  • Agile ventilation planning from strategic planning to short term planning and implementation support.
  • Project ventilation design and planning to support Underground Infrastructure construction for primary and secondary ventilation requirements.
  • Assist in the developing, reviewing and maintaining of any risk-based hygiene management plan. As well as identifying the atmospheric contaminants present in workplaces and how they can be controlled.
  • Conduct, record and report any atmospheric contaminant sampling requested by an inspector.
  • Provide ventilation models and recommendations for the effective staging and progressive changes to the ventilation system of the mine, as the development and production expands.
  • Proactive inputs into the Management Operating System (MOS), the Integrated Planning & Scheduling System.
  • Underground and surface ventilation monitoring, equipment maintenance and systems to meet safe working conditions and statutory requirements.

Applicant requirements

This role requires self-motivated, hands on and values based individual with a desire to deliver best practice outcomes with skills, experience, and personal attributes including:

  • Accredited training, certification and experience as an underground Mine Ventilation Officer.
  • Experience in the establishment of ventilation infrastructure for underground mines, both primary and secondary ventilation.
  • Advanced skills in VentSim software.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Exposure to SLC or Block Cave mining methods (desirable).
  • Membership in the Mine Ventilation Society of Australia (desirable).

OZ Minerals - a modern mining company

We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper core. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100). We own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold mine and progressing the West Musgrave project (Australia's largest undeveloped copper-nickel resource). Uniquely, our focus is on creating value for all our stakeholders: employees, communities, shareholders, supplier and government equally. We care about not just what you do but also how you do it. Our How we work together principles underpin everything we do.

Carrapateena is an iron-oxide copper-gold deposit located in South Australia on the eastern margin of the Gawler Craton. Carrapateena is one of the country's largest undeveloped copper deposits and will be developed as a modern Sub Level Cave.

If you satisfy all the applicant requirements and think you can make a difference, please apply below.

Applications close: COB 31/03/2019

OZMINERALS.COM

Join Australia's most exciting new underground mining project. Carrapateena will be a large scale world class mine built and operated by world class people. We are building a modern mine site in South Australia and getting operationally ready for seamless commissioning. This role is now available and we need your help.

At OZ Minerals Carrapateena, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career. 

About the role

Location: Site based at Carrapateena

Roster: 8 days on 6 days off; travel 100% on company time from Adelaide or Port Augusta

Reporting to: Senior Engineer - Ventilation

Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later.

The Engineer – Ventilation has overarching accountability for ventilation planning, supporting UG infrastructure design, as well as surface and underground ventilation monitoring to meet statutory requirements.

Key responsibilities

The Engineer – Ventilation role will focus on ensuring the value of Carrapateena is maximised. Specifically, this includes:

  • Agile ventilation planning from strategic planning to short term planning and implementation support.
  • Project ventilation design and planning to support Underground Infrastructure construction for primary and secondary ventilation requirements.
  • Assist in the developing, reviewing and maintaining of any risk-based hygiene management plan. As well as identifying the atmospheric contaminants present in workplaces and how they can be controlled.
  • Conduct, record and report any atmospheric contaminant sampling requested by an inspector.
  • Provide ventilation models and recommendations for the effective staging and progressive changes to the ventilation system of the mine, as the development and production expands.
  • Proactive inputs into the Management Operating System (MOS), the Integrated Planning & Scheduling System.
  • Underground and surface ventilation monitoring, equipment maintenance and systems to meet safe working conditions and statutory requirements.

Applicant requirements

This role requires self-motivated, hands on and values based individual with a desire to deliver best practice outcomes with skills, experience, and personal attributes including:

  • Accredited training, certification and experience as an underground Mine Ventilation Officer.
  • Experience in the establishment of ventilation infrastructure for underground mines, both primary and secondary ventilation.
  • Advanced skills in VentSim software.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Exposure to SLC or Block Cave mining methods (desirable).
  • Membership in the Mine Ventilation Society of Australia (desirable).

OZ Minerals - a modern mining company

We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper core. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100). We own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold mine and progressing the West Musgrave project (Australia's largest undeveloped copper-nickel resource). Uniquely, our focus is on creating value for all our stakeholders: employees, communities, shareholders, supplier and government equally. We care about not just what you do but also how you do it. Our How we work together principles underpin everything we do.

Carrapateena is an iron-oxide copper-gold deposit located in South Australia on the eastern margin of the Gawler Craton. Carrapateena is one of the country's largest undeveloped copper deposits and will be developed as a modern Sub Level Cave.

If you satisfy all the applicant requirements and think you can make a difference, please apply below.

Applications close: COB 31/03/2019

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