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Senior Mining Engineer

Advertiser: SMS Rental2.2 out of 52.2 overall rating (5 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
7 Jan 2020
Work Type
Full Time
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Engineering & Maintenance
SMS Mining Services is a WA based Mining Contractor who offer specialised Contract Mining, Equipment Rental and Maintenance services across Western Australia. Today, SMS Mining Services is a part of a much larger and stronger group of companies. In October 2018, we announced a major milestone for the business – the merger with Rivet. Rivet is an Australian provider of specialised transport and logistics solutions. Collectively, the Group has approximately 1,300 employees, across 15 locations and a presence in five states nationally.

SMS Innovative Mining are currently seeking applications from highly competent Mining Engineers who are experienced in open pit operations
The Mining Engineer will be an integral member of the mining operations team that will oversee the development and completion of the allocated project.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible in the development of weekly mine plans, drill & blast design, progress claim preparation, and budget &  forecast
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of long and short term mine plans, mine designs and input into geological efforts as appropriate
  • Familiar with mine planning software such as Surpac, Excel and shot-plus
  • A strong focus and commitment to safety; and
  • Provide project management leadership and/or act as the mining lead on studies and projects
  • Liaise with contractors, vendors and other stakeholders on a technical level and present reports, publications and presentations in a professional manner
Skills and experience:
  • A tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering accompanied by previous experience in a similar role within an open pit mining environment;
  • Open Pit Engineering experience
  • Demonstrable track record of involvement and achievement in successful projects, and be able to articulate your contribution to those results
  • WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and experience with operation improvement projects
  • Proven commitment to safety
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills Passion and aptitude to mentor, train, and share your experiences with others

What we can offer:

  • 8:6 Roster
  • Long Term opportunities
  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Diverse and challenging role
  • Opportunity to join a fast paced and growing organisation 

SMS is an equal opportunity employer, Indigenous and female candidates are encouraged to apply
If you wish to join our team  please submit your resume to: 
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Have you completed a qualification in engineering?
  • Do you have open pit mining experience?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a mining engineer?

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