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Drill And Blast Engineer

Job description

Job Highlights:

  • 6 Month Position

  • 8/6 Roster

  • FIFO from Perth

  • Day Shift Only

About Our Client:

Rio Tinto operates the worlds largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role:

WorkPac are seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced Drill and Blast Engineers to join their mine technical services teams in the Pilbara. These key roles are responsible for drill and blast design and planning activities for the mining operations in order to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of the mine plan.

You will be involved in creating effective drill patterns, electronic initiation and charging designs and explore new ways to increase drill and blast productivity. You will utilise your engagement skills to effectively liaise with operational supervisors to get your designs implemented in the field.

Skills and Experience:

  • WA C Class Manual Drivers Licence

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Mining Engineering

  • Dangerous Goods Security Card (DGSC)

  • Open pit mining experience with good knowledge of heritage controls.

  • Drill & Blast design and planning experience.

  • Experience with Vulcan and Blast Plan and advantage.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong commitment to Safety

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.

How to Apply:

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Jaymie-Lee Garland- Principal Consultant

Ph: 0892016201

WorkPac- Executive and Professional

Reference: TMPRIJ202160488

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: Drill And Blast Engineer
Contract type: Contract
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2021-04-29
Reference: TMPRIJ202160488

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