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Geotechnical Engineer - FIFO - 8/6 roster

Apply now Job no: 492296
Work type: Full Time - NOVA
Location: All, Perth, Norseman, Esperance, Kalgoorlie
Categories: Engineering - Mining, Geology & Geoscience

THE OPPORTUNITY THAT AWAITS

We are currently looking for an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join our team at Nova Operation. Working closely with the Mining and Geology teams this is a permanent full-time position offered on an 8:6 FIFO roster from Perth. The main responsibilities of this position is to ensure adequate control design for underground and appropriate installation.

WHAT A TYPICAL DAY WILL LOOK LIKE

The focus of this position is to ensure adequate control design for underground and appropriate installation. You will also provide geotechnical support to mining operations to ensure geotechnical risks are effectively managed and controlled. Other duties also include, but not limited to :

  • Provide geotechnical input into production planning and scheduling process including stope and area note design
  • Provide input to mining operations to ensure effective ground support installation and quality control
  • Prepare ground support and reinforcement designs, including plans for drive rehabilitation and support upgrades
  • Maintain and utilise IMS seismic monitoring system
  • Collect and interpret geotechnical data from underground mapping, core logging and site inspections
  • Conduct geotechnical project work as required for business improvement and cost control

LET’S TALK ABOUT YOU

You will be a true professional, passionate about Geotechnical Engineering. You will be Tertiary qualified, appropriate to the geotechnical field (Geotechnical Engineering preferred). Your experience within a similar role working in an underground mining environment will be highly regarded. Whilst having a strong commitment to safety, you will also demonstrate the below:

  • Knowledge of ground support design using empirical and analytical design techniques
  • Experience with mining and geotechnical software such as Deswik, Map3D, IMS Vantage, Rocscience
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of involvement and achievement in successful projects and be able to articulate your contribution to those results
  • Hold a current WA manual driver’s license

THE PERKS

To attract the right talent, IGO have implemented a range of benefits on top of a competitive salary. This includes but not limited to:

  • Work to a family friendly FIFO roster
  • Short and long term incentive programs
  • Mentoring programs
  • Mental health and general wellbeing programs
  • Fun social club activities
  • Exposure to a supportive and growing organisation within the mining industry
  • Competitive remuneration package

A LITTLE ABOUT US

IGO is a fast growing, mid-tier Australian mining company with big aspirations to produce and explore. Our 100% owned Nova Operation in the Fraser Range is a world class underground mine and processing plant producing nickel, copper and cobalt-commodities that are significant in the world's drive for clean energy. Exploration is core to IGO's DNA and we are actively pursuing brownfield and large greenfield exploration programs run by one of the best in-house technical and management teams in the country.

APPLY today to avoid missing out on this opportunity! We thank you for your interest in IGO and advise that we will only contact applications who make the shortlist. Please note, the Talent Team will commence shortlisting before the advert closes.

 

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