Senior Mining Engineer

Employer:
Hatch
Posted
April 16, 2019, 7:02 a.m.
Closing
May 6, 2019, 2:07 p.m.

Hatch is currently seeking applications from Senior Mining Engineers who can build and contribute to the mining engineering capability across the Australia-Asia (AUA) region. Based in Brisbane, the successful candidate will be responsible for both business development and providing technical support on projects of varying stages and operations throughout the AUA region.

A core part of this role will be to develop a multicultural network across the region - building relationships with key clients and internal networks within Hatch globally to deliver “best value” outcomes for clients.

To do this effectively you will need to both be willing and able to travel to various work sites throughout the region as the role requires.

Core Functional Tasks & Key Responsibilities of this role will include:

Providing specialist advisory support to clients and project teams working on mining operations and projects

Undertaking underground and/or open pit mining studies, including first principle mining engineering, benchmarking, mine designs, schedules, cost estimates and economic evaluations

Ensuring that the methodology and tools used to undertake mining studies, ore reserve estimates and analysis are appropriate to attain the level of accuracy to meet the client requirements at minimum cost

Ensuring that all reserve statements are sound and comply with the appropriate code

Maintaining and improving technical skills in mining engineering to improve the quality of technical solutions and reduce cost and improved client acceptance

Identifying developments in the “mining practice” and analysis techniques which offer opportunity for improved efficiency and business development

Undertaking technical and peer reviews to ensure quality outcomes

Taking on the lead and/or project manager role for nominated projects

Key required skills, experience and attributes:

B.Eng. Mining or equivalent tertiary education from a recognized institution and professional registration as an engineer

Extensive mine site experience, covering both production and project environments

Significant experience in the Australian hard rock mining environment

Understanding of financial modelling principles and genera business acumen

Effective and open communication style including the ability to plan and deliver high quality reports, proposals and bids

Experience in contract administration and recognized Business Management qualification (e.g. MBA)

Demonstrated leadership, relationship building and negotiation skills

Mine Managers Certificate of Competency is considered advantageous and you will be preferably literate in a mine planning software package (e.g. Deswik, Studio 5D, Mine2-4D, Xpac, Surpac, Datamine or Whittle)

Hatch’s offering:

Hatch believes in work-life balance and creating a harmonious work environment that allows people to effectively contribute - working productively and flexibly. Working for Hatch you will be provided with many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs (e.g. EAP).

If you can demonstrate a high level of motivation, effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and integrated team environment we want to hear from you.

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