Fortescue is now consistently producing 175-180 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead, establishing itself for future growth in a global market through innovation, product diversification and asset development.
Position: Mining Engineer - Weekly Planning
Work Location: Solomon
Roster: FIFO Ex Perth 8:6
We are currently seeking a highly motivated Mining Engineer to join our Short-Term Planning team at Solomon Operations.
Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer - Weekly Planning, this role is responsible for carrying out short term production scheduling and detailed mine design work associated with the delivery of the 2 week mine plan to set standards in timely manner.
Key accountabilities will include:Resource based weekly mining schedules of the mining fleet optimised for efficiency and adherence to longer term schedules Detailed weekly production drill plans including loading and firing schedules Weekly ore blend schedules that adhere to constraints for grade, texture and mining fleet Reconciliation of 2-week mining schedules to 3 month mining plans Design and deliver infrastructure designs for 2-week schedules and daily site operation(s) in order to optimise the associated resources and maximise the value of the mining business Measure adherence to infrastructure designs and provide guidance to mining personnel Liaise with mining personnel to ensure adherence to mining schedules and produce detailed mining instructions Must be capable of understanding design standards, procedures and mine physicals Haulage scheduling, optimisation, waste dump designs and schedules
Qualifications and skills required:Bachelor's degree in mine engineering or equivalent 3-year experience gained as a mining engineer with significant exposure to production scheduling and design engineering functions Knowledge in open pit mining preferably in iron ore Effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders with varying technical knowledge Practical approach to engineering and design problems Computer proficiency (Excel, MS Office, Vulcan, Alastri software (Haul Infinity, ATS, APS) Team oriented and strong ability to take initiatives towards continuous improvement Analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail Current WA C-Class driving license
Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people's differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.
We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.
Applications close: 29 Jan 2021 W. Australia Standard Time