Geotechnical Engineer

St. Barbara Limited
Dec. 13, 2019, 7:18 a.m.
Jan. 11, 2020, 11:53 a.m.

We currently have an exciting opportunity within our Mining Team at Leonora in Western Australia, for a Geotechnical Engineer. In this role you will provide timely and fit-for-purpose geotechnical advice to support the site to meet operational outputs whilst sharpening your overall geotechnical skillset. We will provide you with an opportunity to work with skilled and dedicated industry professionals and be set up for success. With a focus on sustainability and growth, innovation, and a strong safety culture the role will be both a challenging and rewarding career move.

This is opportunity is offered on a balanced 8 days on / 6 days off roster. This role may be Fly-in Fly-out from Perth, Drive-in Drive-out from Kalgoorlie or residential in Leonora.

Our Opportunity

Seismicity management including the operation and analysis of data from the Gwalia seismic system.

Managing the design and installation of seismic sensors.

Stress modelling for stopes and development using Map3D.

Geotechnical hazard identification and analysis including the preparation, implementation and tracking of ground support systems.

Communicating geotechnical information and requirements in a manner fit for the respective audience.

The monitoring and management of historical open pit operations, waste dumps and an operating tailings facility.

Reporting on geotechnical performance and operational indicators.

Opportunities to participate in feasibility studies relating to geotechnical, mining and economic viability of deposits.

About You

Behaviour consistent with St Barbara’s Values;

A tertiary qualification in Geotechnical Engineering, Geology, Civil Engineering, or equivalent degree;

Some previous experience working within an underground mining or tunnelling environment;

A team mindset, strong written communication and report writing skills; and

Current unencumbered Australian Open Drivers Licence.

About Us

'Grow our own Success' approach with a preference to develop and promote internally;

Competitive salary, with options for salary sacrificing including flights to point of hire in Perth;

Access to a generous superannuation scheme which includes company funded salary continuance & TPD premiums;

Access to professional development activities and educational assistance; and

Be a part of the high performing St Barbara community - a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice.

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