Mine Planning Engineer UGC

Mining Engineer – Underground coal | Mackay, Queensland

About the company:
Partnered with a leading coal producer, who operate several mines within Australia are looking for their next Mine Planning Engineer. This company is dedicated to investing in skilled and passionate Engineers, state-of-the-art equipment, and establishing industry-leading safety and production standards.
About the role:
Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, you will be responsible for optimizing the short, medium, and long term mine planning. Responsibilities include:

  • Underground mine scheduling, data base maintenance and scripting
  • Reconciliation of mine models/plans with actuals whilst ensuring compliance
  • Assisting with gas drainage and goaf drainage activities
  • Involvement in various mining related expansion projects
  • Financial modelling
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements 

Skills & experience required: 

  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Ideally 3-5 years planning and operational experience in an underground coal mine
  • Proficient in mine planning software including XPAC, AutoCad, Vulcan and Ventsim, MS Office suite and project management software (Microsoft Project)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and able to work with minimal supervision to develop concepts through to implementation
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and ability to foster and maintain a positive safety culture

What’s on offer:

  • 9-day fortnight
  • Minimum of 20 years mine life
  • Residential, DIDO or FIFO from Brisbane options available
  • Competitive salary with bonus + health & lifestyle benefits
  • Employee recognition program

How to Apply:
If you have the above skills, abilities and qualifications suitable for this role APPLY NOW or call Michelle on 04122 154 665 for a confidential conversation.


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