Underground Drill & Blast Engineer

Employer:
Aeris Resources
Posted
Jan. 14, 2021, 6:48 a.m.
Closing
Feb. 8, 2021, 4:49 p.m.

Job Description

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Production Engineer, the role of Drill and Blast Engineer will assist with planning, optimisation and monitoring of Drill and Blast activities. This involves producing drill & blast designs for the Technical Services Team and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.

The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

Strategic planning and optimisation of Drill and Blast activities

Stope reconciliation for improvement in drill and blast 

Monthly audits of Drill and Blast infrastructure.

Projects and continuous improvement

End of the month calculation and provide drill and blast data as required to other departments.

Monitor powder factors, bulk explosives and consumables usage against budget

Desired Skills and Experience

About You

Up to 10 years mine engineering experience preferably in an underground hard rock mining environment

Degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent

Experience in contributing to mining and continuous improvement projects

Experience with i-kon TM II blasting systems, Deswick software would be highly regarded 

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