Principal Mine Planning Engineer [J-797]

Principal Mine Planning Engineer [J-797]

18 Dec
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Thiess
|
Brisbane

18 Dec

Thiess

Brisbane

About the role



As a Principal Mine Planning Engineer at Thiess, you will form part of our high calibre corporate support mine planning team in our Brisbane Head Office. You will apply your Mining Engineering expertise and experience to lead a small team of mining engineers across a range of diverse applications, commodities, regions and mining methodologies, to support our operational projects and our work winning by finding cost-effective solutions for Thiess and our Clients.



In this role, your key responsibilities will include:



- Providing mentoring and guidance to mine planning staff across Thiess’ head office and our operational projects



- Lead mine engineering resources and manage mine planning tasks in the preparation of client submissions

- Providing advice on technical risks in mine plans and problem solving to implement mitigation strategies

- Analysing mining operations as a wholistic system and identifying the critical value drivers

- Providing Thiess projects with fit for purpose and timely mine planning and mine engineering services

- Raising the profile of Thiess’ technical capabilities with clients and the broader resources market

- Preparing data for periodic reviews of all critical mine planning inputs and reconciling actual vs planned performance

- Participating in the development of mine engineering process documents, driving standardisation and governance across the global business

- Identifying project risks from a technical, HSE and cost perspective during the mine planning phase



Please note that domestic and international (when allowed) travel is a requirement of this role.



About you



This role will best suit someone who has:



- A tertiary qualification in a relevant technical discipline (for example Mining, Civil or Mechanical Engineering)

- A minimum of 12 years’ experience in Mine Engineering

- Experience leading small teams

- A demonstrated ability to lead and complete life of mine planning processes

- Advanced skills in Spry, Vulcan and Deswik suites of mining planning and mine design software

- A strategic and innovative approach to problem solving and the ability to define critical value drivers (cost and revenue) within a mining operation

- The ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organisation

- Practical experience in risk management in mine design and planning

- Previous experience working with various cultures

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjobau.com/job/8968784/principal-mine-planning-engineer-j-797-brisbane/?utm_source=html

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