Drill and Blast Engineer

Employer:
Thiess
Posted
Feb. 11, 2019, 6:49 a.m.
Closing
March 8, 2019, 7:58 p.m.

About the Role

As a valued member of our Technical Services team the Drill and Blast Engineer, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high quality solutions and results. You will be responsible for delivering drill and blast design and planning requirements of the project.

In this role, you will but are not limited to:

Drill pattern design

Initiation designs

Blast reconciliation

Optimisation projects

Provide advice to production personnel on the required drill and blasting needs

Work with key stakeholders on short term planning and operational issues

Communicate any changing plans across the wider team

Work closely with Technical Services Manage and offsite support to ensure adherence to long term mine plan

Develop strong working relationships with the operations team

About you

Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering

Previous experience in an Open Cut mining environment

Excellent interpersonal skills are essential

Experience with Vulcan, Deswik or mine design software

A commitment to the best practice of health and safety at all times

Programming/scripting skills will be highly regarded.

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