We are currently seeking Senior Mining Engineer - Drill and Blast to join our operations. Reporting to the Short-Term Planning Superintendent, this role is responsible for manage Drill and Blast Engineering team to conduct drill and blast design and scheduling activities that ensure Mining Operations has continual steady activity and blasted stocks to provide sufficient blending options
Recruitment, development and performance management of Drill and Blast Engineers
Provide inputs for Blastmasters
Prepare 2 year and 3 month Drill and Blast Schedules
Ensure development of weekly Drill and Blast schedule and timely drill area preparation
Supervise drill and blast design process effectively to achieve optimal fragmentation & drill productivity
Co-ordinate weekly drill and blast review process
Provide input to Drill and Blast budget
Provide decision-making support to Mining Operations field supervisors with respect to drill and blast activities
Desired Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Mine Engineering or equivalent
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent Drill & Blast engineering and mining operational knowledge
Robust scheduling and design software skills
Extensive Drill & Blast software exposure
Experience in Drill & Blast optimisation projects
Skills in blast design, field safety leadership and blast efficiency are required, operations scheduling experience would be advantageous
Strong analytical skills
Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.
We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.
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