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Geotechnical Engineer

Glencore - Mount Isa, QLD

Mining, Oil & Gas
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  • 13% Super
  • Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
  • Permanent Full-Time Role
Project Geotechnical Engineer

Queensland Metals Resource Development – Strategy and Projects

Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Ref. No. 32157

Glencore Queensland Metals is currently seeking a suitably experienced Project Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Resource Development. Reporting through to the Senior Geotechnical Engineer, this challenging role is a great opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to work closely in a multidisciplinary team to support our Queensland Metals operations and Resource Development projects. You will gain exposure to a number of polymetallic orebodies applying various underground mining methods.

Glencore is one of the largest mining companies in the world and are the largest globally diversified natural resource company. We have over 150 assets across more than 35 countries. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity!

This is a permanent full-time position based in family friendly Mount Isa, working on a 5:2/4:3 residential roster with relocation assistance. Our people return home every day and enjoy a thriving town of 23,000 people.

We offer structured career development plans and mentoring from industry leaders in your field to ensure our people reach their desired potential. We also provide an excellent remuneration package and benefits including above market superannuation, rental assistance, and retailing discounts. Learn more about Mount Isa Mines at www.mountisamines.com.au

You will be responsible for a wide range of tasks, including:
  • Collecting rock mass and structural data to support development of geotechnical models
  • Validate and maintain geotechnical databases
  • Develop instrumentation and monitoring plans
  • Prepare geotechnical reports and presentations
  • Coordinate and manage engineering consultants to support projects
  • Assist with geotechnical modelling, design and hazard assessments of Life of Asset plans and mining projects across the Queensland Metals sites
  • Support collaboration between Resource Development and other key stakeholders to produce the best outcome for Glencore
The successful applicants will have:
  • A tertiary higher degree or equivalent qualification in Mining/ Civil Engineering or related discipline with relevant Geotechnical experience
  • More than six years in large-scale underground hard rock mining, ideally with mass mining and/or open stoping design experience
  • Exposure to mining projects is preferred
  • AusIMM membership is preferred
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment, with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient technical report writing
  • Advanced 3D mining and geotechnical software skills, preferably Deswik, Map3D, Roscience suite and Leapfrog
  • Rock mass data acquisition (through core logging and mapping) skills
Benefits of the role:
  • Competitive Remuneration Package with 13% Superannuation
  • Paid relocation inclusive of three months furnished transit accommodation
  • Benefits program including discounts with Health Insurance providers, online and in-store discounts through Glencore Rewards, salary sacrificing vehicles, Employee Referral Program and Recognition and Rewards Program
For any further questions please contact: Samantha Corner on 0437 176 896

Applications Close: 7:00am on Monday 21 June 2021