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Mine Planning Design Engineer

  • Join a global leader in the Mining and Resources sector

  • Be part of a team that values safety, inclusion, and innovative thinking

  • FIFO from Perth

About the Role:

WorkPac are looking for a qualified individual to join our client Rio Tinto's Greater Brockman operation in the position of Quarterly Mine Planning Design Engineer and an 8 days on, 6 days off roster. The role is responsible for producing and managing the site's mine design. Working in a challenging and exciting environment within Mine Technical Services you will help deliver mine plans that align with long term strategy and clearly deliver value, address bottlenecks and convert opportunities across the value chain. You will have a strong focus on continuous improvement, be passionate about making sustainable improvements and be accountable for grade quality performance.

Work with an open, connected international team of technical specialists using some of the most exciting data and tools on the planet. Join the world leader in automation and smart mining who have technical development programmes that are industry-leading and recognise the unique nature of your role. These provide opportunities to grow your career through a dedicated technical path while being rewarded for your unique skills.

Key Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Be the key stakeholder to aid the Mine Specialist Engineer to deliver the Quarterly plan

  • Manage and deliver site project work, which enables mine plan conformance

  • Be responsible for the Quarterly plan reconciliation process

  • Prepare Quarterly plan inputs, parameters and context sessions

  • Complete pit development planning - driving the key milestones upon which production targets depend

  • Generate monthly conformance reporting as a feedback loop for planning and implementation improvement

  • Provide mine design support

  • Offer support and coverage for other roles in the site planning team

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Relevant mine planning experience (short term, medium term, LOM etc); with a strong focus on key milestones, operational constraints and production risk mitigation

  • Promoting health and safety initiatives and contributing to a positive safety culture

  • Excellent communication and proven experience in working well with teams

  • Open pit mining experience

  • Mining Degree qualification with relevant mine planning experience; with a strong focus on key milestones, operational constrains and production risk mitigation

  • Strong software skills (experience in Alastri products and Maptek Vulcan desirable)

About WorkPac:

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our myrewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

Apply Now

Click on the Apply button or for a confidential discussion please contact:

Principal Consultant: Bella Mason via Contact Number 08 9201 6268quoting the below Reference Number
Job Reference Number: 7469J20232943

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Mine Planning Design Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-05-04
Reference: 7469J20232943