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  • Job no: XBYTN
  • Categories: Engineering - Mining

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector throughout Australia and Asia. Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

The Tropicana Gold Project is a large gold mining operation located 330km north- east of Kalgoorlie, on the edge of Western Australia's Great Victoria Desert. Macmahon's 10-year mining contract includes all mine planning, drill and blast, load and haul, crusher feed and other associated works.

We are now seeking a highly motivated Senior Engineer with a strong design focus to join the team at our Tropicana Project. This role will be based on a 8/6 Roster FIFO from Perth or Kalgoorlie.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Interpret and analyse blast designs, mining schedules and other technical data.
  • Provide engineering, technical and contract support and assistance to mining team as required.
  • Provision of all aspects of engineering work
  • Daily Reporting collation, analysis, distribution and review with production team.
  • Review and liaise with site technical teams to ensure that client schedules, expected costs and revenue are met.
  • Identify and advise on all commercial claims related to works.
  • Assist with the management of survey data and checks, including formulation and finalisation of the Monthly Progress Claim (incl variations & day works).
  • Assist in the development of, and ongoing engagement in, commercial based efficiency improvement projects.
  • Monitor, control and ensure that all work is conducted in a manner that ensures that the required quality is achieved within budget and timeframe.

To be successful in this position you must have;

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering
  • Capacity to maintain a strong relationship with Client, protect organisation reputation and look out for opportunities.
  • Ability to manage resources effectively, monitor and manage costs against budgets, implement cost reduction ideas.
  • Able to use mine designs using 3D mining software such as Vulcan, Surpac or Datamine.
  • Knowledge of client and their needs, understands the deliverables associated with the client.
  • Aptitude for data analysis and interpretation, and presentation of results.
  • Minimum of 5 years' post-graduation experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years working within Surface Mining Industry.

Role Benefits

  • Long-term career prospects
  • Training and upskilling opportunities
  • Excellent remuneration on offer

If you would like to be a part of this exciting project and believe that you meet all the requirements please click to apply.

  • Published on 14 Feb 2019, 8:27 AM