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Drill and Blast Engineer

  • Location Tropicana Gold Project
  • Work Type Full Time - Permanent
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  • Job no: 497838
  • Categories: Tropicana Gold Project

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Tropicana Gold Project

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


Macmahon has a 10 year mining contract for the Tropicana Gold Project, a joint venture between AngloGold Ashanti Pty Ltd (70%) and Independence Group NL (30%).

The project is located on a greenfields site 330km north-east of Kalgoorlie. Mining operations commenced in mid-2012, with the scope of work including mine planning, drill and blast, load and haul, crusher feed and other associated works.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Planning and design of drill and blast patterns
  • Open pit environment with contractor experience
  • 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

In return you will enjoy;

  • 8/6 lifestyle friendly roster
  • The opportunity to work on an exciting long term project
  • Cutting edge technology
  • Excellent salary and benefits package
  • On-going training and development
  • Great 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 04 Jul 2018, 8:23 AM