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Drill and Blast Engineer

  • Location Byerwen Coal
  • Work Type Full Time - Permanent
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  • Job no: 497646
  • Categories: Other

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Byerwen Coal

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with complex projects throughout Australia and South East Asia

Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

The project is a coal operation in the Bowen Basin area. It is located near Glenden and once operational the mine will produce up to 10 million tonnes of hard coking coal per year.

Macmahon is currently seeking applications from people interested in working for Macmahon Surface Mining Operations in Queensland

Reporting to the Technical Service Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Planning and design of drill and blast patterns
  • Liaising with the Mining superintendent to ensure design objective are met
  • Identifying opportunities to improve production costs

To be considered you will have

  • Tertiary qualification – Mining Engineering
  • 5 years + Experience as a drill and blast engineer within open pit operations
  • Experience with Drill and Blast software – ideally Vulcan

In return you will enjoy;

  • 5/2 lifestyle friendly roster
  • The opportunity to work on an exciting greenfields project
  • Cutting edge technology
  • Excellent salary and benefits package
  • On-going training and development
  • New camp and excellent facilities

If you are looking for an opportunity to join like-minded people who are motivated by working hard and delivering a win - win outcome then we want to hear from you!

  • Published on 24 Jul 2018, 12:53 AM