Senior Long Term Planning Engineer

Last updated 11 days ago
Location:Glendambo
Job Type:Full Time

We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100), we own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold operation, have operating and exploration holdings in Brazil; as well as a significant pipeline of project opportunities with exploration earn-ins and projects under study.

By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline.

At OZ Minerals Prominent Hill, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company

We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX150), we own both the Prominent Hill and Carrapateena copper-gold mines, have operating and exploration holdings in Brazil; as well as a significant pipeline of project opportunities with exploration earn-ins and projects under study.

By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline.

At OZ Minerals Prominent Hill, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.

The Role

We are looking for a collaborative and innovative Senior Long Term Planning Engineer to join our Technical Services team at Prominent Hill. Reporting to the Superintendent – Technical Services, this permanent role will be primarily focused on the preparation of high quality long term strategic plans for the underground mine. These strategic plans will define the future direction of the underground mine by identifying and addressing critical issues and opportunities in the context of ‘Life of Mine’ goals.

Prominent Hill is going through an amazing period of growth as we learn more about the Malu ore body and discover several new Resources within the mine’s footprint. This is an exciting time for an experienced Mine Engineer to influence the direction of the operation and help it become one of the premier underground mines in Australia.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide a long term vision for the mine and lead the mine planning work group
  • Unlock the potential of several new ore bodies through mining method evaluation and optimisation
  • Work closely with Geology to identify and explore new Resources
  • LOM, Budgets and Forecasts as required by the business
  • Collaborate and support the mine expansion team (PHOX) on the feasibility study for a hoisting shaft
  • Provide support and mentorship to junior and developing engineers

Applicant Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and form relationships with stakeholders across the organisation
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • A highly driven self-starter who has a passion to optimise and expand an underground mine
  • Solid experience in an UG mining operation including Production and Planning
  • Strong understanding in sub-level open stoping, pastefill and mine infrastructure design
  • Competent with Deswik and Microsoft Office packages

To Apply

If you are an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident and would like to apply to this position, please click the apply button to create your profile and upload your cover letter and CV.

Applications close: Monday the 25th January 2021

OZ Minerals is not accepting third party referrals from Recruitment Agencies.