Mine Production Engineer

Koolan Iron p/l

Mount Gibson Iron are seeking Mine Production Engineers to work on our Koolan Island Operations in a permanent position on 12/9 roster.

  • Great team and incredible environment
  • Opportunity for growth and development
  • Work in the beautiful Buccaneer Archipelago
Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an established independent Australian producer of premium quality direct shipping iron ore (DSO) with assets in the Kimberley and Mid-West regions of Western Australia.
Mount Gibson’s flagship operation is the Koolan Island mine, located approximately 140km north of Derby in the Buccaneer Archipelago in the Kimberley. The mine is Australia’s highest-grade producer of direct-shipping grade hematite, with an average Ore Reserve grade of 65.5% Fe and a current mine life of +5 years.
Here at Mount Gibson, we are committed to investing in your development to help you reach your full potential.  We offer a unique work experience with supportive management and career opportunities.
About the role: 
We are now seeking to employ experienced Mine Production Engineers to join the team at our Koolan Island Operation for permanent positions on a 12/9 (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.
You will be working in a tropical environment which is hot, humid and has wet season with cyclones and stormy conditions. You will need to be adaptable and work with various departments and in a team environment.
Key Tasks and responsibilities may include:
  • Providing detailed daily, weekly and monthly mine planning and scheduling.
  • Mine plan compliance monitoring and production reporting, Wenco support.
  • Examining mining methods and equipment to improve performance.
  • Preparing drill and blast design plans & monitoring, QAQC, blast vibration modelling.
  • Providing engineering services to other stakeholders, as required.
  • Share understanding of geotechnical design and civil projects with key stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • 5+ years of experience in mine design, planning and scheduling within in a similar position in the mining industry
  • High level of computer literacy and experience in Surpac mine planning software is essential
  • Drill & blast experience is essential.
  • Valid C-class Driving Licence.  
Your career with Mount Gibson Iron:
Mount Gibson Iron is looking for committed, reliable and motivated candidates who have the right attitude to achieve one goal.
Our values - Safety – Courage – Agility – Integrity – Respect -; are at the centre of everything we do and to guide us with the behaviours expected and attitudes of our employees.

Including your rewarding career, Mount Gibson Iron Offers:
  • Supportive and Inspiring Management
  • Professional development with on the job training and coaching
  • A respectful and diverse workplace where you will be valued
  • Inclusive environment, where you are encouraged to reach your full potential
  • Onsite gymnasium and a new pool (coming soon)
  • Financial rewards which are linked to performance reviews and business performance
  • A chance to work in the Buccaneer Archipelago’s, interesting and challenging geological site  
We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise the strength in diversity. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, female and those who identify as members of the LGBTIQA+ community to apply.
At Mount Gibson “To succeed we do the essential things well”
Shortlisting for this role will commence immediately.
Learn more about Mount Gibson Iron through our Career Page - https://www.mtgibsoniron.com.au/careers-employees/