Our Brisbane office is experiencing further growth due to recently secured, high profile Projects. We are currently seeking a Lead Structural Underground Mining Engineer with extensive underground and surface mining experience to join the Project Delivery Group.
The ideal candidate will not only bring their technical expertise in the Mining sector, they will relate well to and motivate others. We are looking for a leader who will support and bring out the best in their team – ensuring the focus remains on safety, quality, cost and schedule in the planning and execution of the Project work.
Some of the key responsibilities of this role will include:
Work to ensure the implementation of safety and integrity principles in Hatch structural documentation
Participate in preparation of fee estimates and bids
Supervision of structural design teams and sub-consultants
Co-ordinate performance of the work with plant operations and maintenance personnel and structural project work carried out
Ensuring compliance with all relevant engineering standards and internal procedures for all design activities
Accept authority to sign off IFC drawings on supervisor agreed scope
Solicit pricing from contractors and suppliers.
Maintaining technical knowledge to ensure appropriate technologies are incorporated into designs and most cost-effective design techniques are utilized
Maintain structural engineering work procedures, specifications, and computer aided design programs
Actively participate in marketing to customers and ensure project work exceeds the customer’s expectations
The successful candidate will possess the following skills, experience and attributes:
Extensive structural design experience in the underground mining environment industry including Steel and Concrete head-frames, shaft steelwork and understand the dynamics of these designs as well as underground structures in particular, ore pass chutes, high pressure Pipe column supports in deep level shafts amongst other structures as typically found in an underground mining environment.
Working knowledge of AS/NZS 3785 - Underground Mining Set
Degree qualification and professional registration in Civil / Structural Engineering
Experience on Structural Design programs such as SpaceGass or similar
Design experience with modulised construction
High-level analytical skills using FEA software
Sound knowledge the mining / minerals processing industry and design codes
Well-developed communication, team and interpersonal skills
Experience with Strand FEA software
If you are passionate about elevating and inspiring others to deliver innovative, first class Mining Projects to Clients then we really want to hear from you. This is an opportunity to join a professional, progressive organisation and become a part of an inclusive, supportive team. You will be able to network and share with colleagues locally, regionally and globally to achieve career success.
An employee owned organisation, by joining Hatch you will have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for your efforts. You will be provided with many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional annual leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs.
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