Geotechnical Engineer

Grange Resources Limited
July 12, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
July 14, 2019, 1:07 p.m.

We are seeking a reliable and motivated person to fill the full-time permanent role of Geotechnical Engineer at our Savage River mine site on an 8 days on, 6 days off, day shift roster.

Located in the beautiful north west of Tasmania, this position represents an outstanding opportunity and lifestyle for the successful applicant.  Our Savage River Mine is located within the stunning temperate rain forest region known as the Tarkine Wilderness.  

This position has an 8 days on, 6 days off roster and has excellent accommodation and messing facilities whilst on site. 

Preferably the successful applicant will reside in Tasmania or relocate to Tasmania and commute to site on a drive-in, drive-out basis.  However, applicants who require a fly-in, fly-out arrangement will be considered.

The Savage River worksite is only an hour and half drive away from the vibrant coastal towns of north west Tasmania.  The north-west coast of Tasmania offers a fantastic regional lifestyle and is only an hour’s flight from Melbourne with regular services from airports at Burnie, Devonport and Launceston.

Grange Resources is Australia’s most experienced magnetite iron ore producer and is a proven, reliable commercial producer of magnetite pellets. The Savage River mine is a long-life mining asset set to continue operation until 2034.

The Professional Challenge: Savage River North Pit is planned to be one of the deepest open pits in Australia, combined with inspiring geology, a high rainfall environment, waste rock deposition in mountainous terrain – this is a unique opportunity in Australia to add to your career portfolio.

The Work Environment: A very engaged, positive cultured workforce where Geotechnical Engineers are an integral part of the team, appreciated and well regarded.

Accountabilities in this role include but are not limited to:

Assessing, interpreting and acting on slope monitoring data (radar and prism systems)

Operational design reviews including slope stability analysis and rockfall modelling

Daily geotechnical inspections of pits and dumps and scheduled inspections of civil structures such as river crossings and tailings dams

Geotechnical pit wall mapping and reconciliation

The design, installation and maintenance of slope monitoring systems

Exciting opportunities in Geotechnical projects within existing operations, large cutbacks and brownfield developments

Geotechnical Risk Management – participating in Job Hazard Analyses

Geotechnical projects as required

We anticipate that your geotechnical experience and qualifications will include:

Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Geology or equivalent

A minimum of 2 years Geotechnical Engineering mining experience

A positive approach to your work and the work environment

Excellent verbal and written communication

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