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UNDERGROUND SENIOR GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER - RESIDENTIAL

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About the role

WorkPac is currently seeking an experienced Senior Geotechnical Engineer, for their Clients Underground operations for a permanent position. Our client is an employer of choice with a clear growth strategy, they provide career opportunities that benefit you and the local community. .

As the Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will be responsible for providing geotechnical support to ensure the mine development and production activities and all active mine areas remain at an acceptable level of risk from geotechnical hazards to enable the business to meet its long and short term targets in terms of production and cost.

The Key Tasks of the role include:

  • Regular geotechnical inspections of working operations.

  • Create, maintain and review Ground Control Management Plans for each operation.

  • Ensure adherence to Ground Control Management Plan.

  • Monitor and manage open pit and underground access stability.

  • Provide geotechnical information to and liaise with other personnel to ensure optimal extraction of the ore while conforming with legislated geotechnical requirements.

  • Keep operators and staff up to date with ground awareness training.

  • Geotechnical assessment of open pit and underground designs.

  • Maintain strong working relationships between technical and operational staff.

  • Train, supervise and mentor junior engineers to further career development.

  • Any other duties as required

To be successful you will have:

  • Relevant degree from a recognised tertiary institution

  • Current unrestricted "C" Class WA Manual Drivers Licence.

  • Satisfactory NPC clearance.

  • 5+ years' experience in a similar role

  • Experience with Surpac mining software ??? (desirable)

  • Affiliation to a Professional Body / Organisation (AusIMM /AIG) (desirable)

Benefits for you:

  • Residential role and lifestyle friendly rosters which affords the opportunity to balance family, work and community.

  • Competitive salary, rewarding your skills and experience.

  • Private health insurance for you and your family.

  • Optional TPD insurance allowance

  • Salary sacrificing options for housing, motor vehicles and superannuation.

  • Discounted Corporate Gym memberships with several local fitness centres.

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. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

Why work for WorkPac:
Looking after our employees is important to us. Our WorkPlus Employee Benefits program offers benefits across health, private insurance, financial services, travel and more. We have a team of dedicated recruiters, most of which have in field knowledge of the industry, who make continuous contact to ensure you are happy with not only WorkPac's service but our clients. We are committed to ensuring you are happy and safe, you are our most valuable asset!

WorkPac have over 45 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia with us. As WorkPac has such a large footprint, we know our local areas and are always helping our local community.

If you would like to apply for the role, please follow the link or for a confidential discussion please contact Donna Pershouse on 07 4980 4626.

Job title: UNDERGROUND SENIOR GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER - RESIDENTIAL
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Regional WA - Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance, Regional WA
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2020-09-02
Reference: 752J202048310

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