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Mining Engineer – Short Term Planning

Glencore - Mount Isa, QLD

Mining, Oil & Gas
Source: uWorkin


  • Underground hard rock mining
  • Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
  • Grow your career with one of the world's largest mining organisations
Queensland Metals - George Fisher Mine Technical Services

Mount Isa, QLD, Australia

Ref. No. 37244

Glencore is one of the World’s largest globally diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities. Our operations comprise around 150 mining and metallurgical sites, oil production assets, and agricultural facilities – supported by a network of more than 90 offices located in over 50 countries.

In front of you is a fantastic opportunity to develop your Mining Engineering skills working in a large, complex production operation with aproximatley 150 stopes and more than 12 km of development per year.

The Technical Services Team is one of the largest onsite technical services teams in Australia providing a high level of mentoring and training to develop your career. A large diverse team of professionals gives opportunity for you to grow and develop into other areas of the Technical Services team such as the Mid Term Planning, Long Term Planning, Projects or Mine Scheduling teams. If you are willing to be flexible, help others when required, and willing to take on new challenges your career with us could be wide and varied.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess
  • University degree in Engineering or Geoscience.
  • A minimum of 2 years underground hard rock mining experience, or minimum of 3 years of open cut or underground experience in Coal or Hard Rock.
  • Experience in Drill and Blast and Mine Design.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office software packages and Mine Design software packages such as Surpac, Vulcan, Datamine, or Deswik (prefered).
  • Work well in a team environment and have good communication skills.
  • Take pride in your work with a high degree of accuracy and good time management skills.
Other key drivers in our selection will be your ability to fit into our culture and team, with emphasis on our values of Safety, Openness, Entrepreneurism, Responsibility, Simplicity and Integrity.

As a key member of the Short Term Planning team you will be accountable for:
  • Assisting the Senior Mining Engineer in updating Management Plans, Procedures, Guidelines, Trigger Action Response Plans (TARP'S), Standard Work Instructions (SWI) with the latest systems, methods and processes used.
  • Provide training and mentoring to new starters, Cadets, and Graduates.
  • Ensure underground inspections are carried out for the planned design work.
  • Track activity progress, and provide feedback to schedulers and other disciplines on changes and delays to the mining plan.
  • Ensure Development designs, Drill designs, and Blast designs are available for execution based upon the mine schedule.
  • Ensure Blast monitoring, Downhole surveys and Stope reconciliations are being conducted.
  • The scheduled activities are being tracked and monitored, and communication is provided to other disciplines of the work required in the upcoming 4 weeks.
This exciting role is residentially based in Mount Isa on a 5:2 4:3 roster.

Need more information before you apply?

Contact David Brock on 0447 735 286for a confidential discussion. (Please note: UTC +10 time zone)

Our mining operation is on land traditionally owned by the Kalkadoon People, and we respect their rights and interests. Mount Isa Mines encourages suitably qualified indigenous applicants to apply.