BHP Billiton Perth - Senior Mining Engineer in Western Australia, Australia

Perth - Senior Mining Engineer

Job No.792561

Work TypeFull Time - Permanent

LocationAustralia - Western Australia

CategoriesEngineering/Ingeniería, Mining/Mina, Operations/Operaciones, Processing/Procesos

Published09 Jun 2017| W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close30 Jun 2017| W. Australia Standard Time

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Senior Mining Engineer – Perth

  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits

  • Excellent opportunity to secure a truly challenging role that will stretch your technical ability

  • Nickel West value and respect employees, offering an inclusive and diverse environment

Job Description

The Senior Mining Engineer will be responsible for actively contributing to the identification and analysis of resource development strategies and plans that maximise the potential value of existing and future development opportunities. The role participates in business development initiatives, provide support for growth projects, and guidance for mine planning across Nickel West.

This role will work closely with the Lead Mine Planning to optimise mine designs and schedules. This exciting role offers a fantastic opportunity to move into a strategically focussed role, working within a dedicated team of professionals with the chance to shape the future of the Nickel West business.

This is an opportunity to secure a truly challenging role that will stretch your technical ability and provide you with rewarding outcomes.

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in mining engineering or a related discipline

  • Experience in the resource industry and proven success in previous studies on mine design and mine scheduling

  • Proven experience in technical and operational aspects of open pit and underground is strongly desired

  • Strong understanding of Open pit optimisation tools

  • Long term strategic mine planning skills

  • Well-developed analytical skills

  • Demonstrated ability to interact and influence high performance teams and project managers

  • Ability to build constructive relationships and work in a team environment

  • Practical knowledge and experience in economic modelling and evaluation methods

Company Description - Nickel West

A member of the BHP Billiton Group,Nickel Westproduces nickel in-concentrate and has its operations located throughout Western Australia - comprising mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

BHP value and respect employees, offering an inclusive and diverse environment where you’ll experience:

  • 18 weeks paid parental leave

  • Child care facilities located at City Square where BHP Employees are given priority

  • State of the art WIFI Facilities enables indoor and outdoor spaces

  • Parent’s room available

To Apply

Short listing for this position will commence on 30thof June 2017, however we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated. To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the'apply'button below.

Please note:it is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.