Mine Planning Engineer

MacKellar Group

Join this exciting Greenfield project at the Carmichael Mine. FIFO Rocky & Townsville only 5/2/4/3 Roster

  • Exciting Greenfield Project to make your mark on
  • FIFO Rocky & Townsville only, 5/2/4/3 Roster
  • First mine in the Galilee Basin
We are an industry leader in the mining and civil earthmoving industries with over 50 years’ experience and operate a large fleet of heavy earthmoving equipment across Australia. We take pride in our people, our safety culture and maintaining our equipment to a high standard.
We have an opportunity for an experienced Mine Planning Engineer to play an integral role in an exciting greenfield opportunity for a first Coal mine in the Galilee Basin. Being part of a small, well known company, you will get exposure all aspects of the operation. FIFO out of Rockhampton or Townsville.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Provide Operational Mine Plans
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and rolling quarterly schedules, plans and supporting data in software SPRY / 3D-dig for all activities, which are to be submitted to the Client
  • Undertake short and medium term mine planning activities including mine designs and schedules to meet contract requirements.
  • Examine mining methods and equipment to improve performance
  • Prepare drilling and blasting plans as necessary
  • Build positive working relationships, coordinating with operations teams to develop plans, schedules and designs
  • Provide and deliver plans to operational personnel and monitoring progress against plan
  • Track operation KPIs and commercial progress
  • Prepare monthly progress claims and assist in the formulation of the budgets and forecasts
  • Generate both internal and client reports
  • Communicate effectively with the client regarding operational and technical matters 
To be successful in this role you will need:
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mining or Civil)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Coal Mining in a Mine planning role
  • Experience with SPRY software is a must
  • Current Queensland Coal Board Medical (or willingness to obtain)
  • Current Standard 11 (or willingness to obtain)
  • A current Queensland driver licence
Desirable skills include:
  • Working knowledge relevant software packages, including 3D-Dig, or Spry 
  • RIIVEH201D - Operate light vehicle 
  • Current Senior First Aid certificate 
Only those with the relevant experience and qualifications will be considered.
We are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.