Mine Production Engineer

Koolan Iron p/l

A unique operational setting on one of the world's highest grade hematite deposits on the Koolan Island on 12/9 day roster with a permanent position.

  • 12/9 Roster, Flights from Perth, Broome or Derby
  • A role in which your skills and knowledge can really make a difference.
  • Permanent role working as part of a friendly, professionally focused team.
Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an established and independent Australian producer of premium quality direct shipping iron ore (DSO) with assets in the Kimberley and Mid-West regions of Western Australia.

Our high-grade Koolan Island Operation is located approximately 140 kilometres north of Derby in Yampi Sound off the northern Kimberley coast of Western Australia. Koolan is now fully operational with the first shipment since the wall rebuild having set sail in April 2019. 

We are now seeking to employ two Mine Production Engineers to join the team at our Koolan Island Operation for permanent positions on a (12 Day on 9 Day off) roster from Perth, Broome or Derby.   

Reporting to the Mine Planning Superintendent, this role is responsible for all production planning and drill and blast activities of the operations.  This role plays a critical part to drive the short and medium term planning to meet all safety and production targets.
The role responsibilities of the Mine Production Engineer also include:
  • Providing daily, weekly and monthly mine plans.
  • Mine plan compliance monitoring and reporting, Wenco support.
  • Examining mining methods and equipment to improve performance.
  • Preparing drill and blast plans, QAQC, blast vibration modelling.
  • Providing engineering services to other stakeholders, as required. 
  • Contributing to the development of long term mine plans.
  • Working closely with the supervisors and operations superintendents to execute your plans.
  • Project work, as required.
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Tertiary qualification in mining engineering or equivalent.
  • Unrestricted Quarry Managers Certificate - desirable
  • 3+ years of experience in mine design, planning and scheduling.
  • Demonstrated understanding of geotechnical design and civil projects.
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Surpac mine planning software experience is essential
  • Drill & blast experience is essential.
  • Valid C-class Driving Licence.
Shortlisting for this role will commence immediately.