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Mining Engineer

Industry Sector: Mining & Mineral Pro - Owner Op
Job Function: Production Management / Planning
Position Type: Permanent
Location: Queensland - Regional
Closing Date: 20/02/2019
Ref. No.: 122000

• Residential role based in the Bowen Basin
• Great opportunity to join a growth company
• Potential Career Progression


TerraCom Limited is an ASX listed (TER) mid-tier resource company with development projects in Mongolia and throughout Queensland Australia. TerraCom, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Orion Mining Pty Ltd, completed the acquisition of the Blair Athol Coal Mine from Rio Tinto in May 2017. The acquisition included the mining lease, related licenses, land, site infrastructure, active contracts and all mining plant & equipment, including a BE1370 dragline, to deliver TerraCom’s forecast production schedule and the progressive rehabilitation obligations.

TerraCom has long-term exploration plans with the intent on developing two projects in Queensland, Australia: the large thermal coal Northern Galilee Project and the high-energy prime thermal coal Springsure Project.

Due to an increased workload they require the services of an experienced Planning Engineer to join their Blair Athol team. To be successful in this role you will require a strong background in an open cut mining environment with a knack for optimising large mining equipment fleets.


Your responsibilities will include:
• Providing advice on mine planning, design and equipment utilisation, from short to long term;
• Optimisation of current equipment on site to ensure maximum efficiency is achieved;
• Support the schedule to extract maximum value from the resources available;
• Developing improved systems to support the planning and mining processes;
• Incorporation of risk-based safety management into mine plans and operations;
• Ensuring all work carried out is in compliance with current safety legislation


We would be pleased to receive your application should you possess:
• Tertiary qualification in Mining or relevant discipline desirable
• Practical Mine Planning experience in a site location is mandatory
• A proactive approach to safety and the environment
• Competent in mine planning, scheduling and design
• The use of Deswik CAD, Scheduler and 3D-Dig is desirable
• Effective time management and planning skills
• Computer literacy – MS Office (proficient with Excel and PowerPoint); scheduling packages, mine design packages
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills
• Sound judgement, decision-making and problem-solving


The position will be located at the Blair Athol mine, which is located 24km north-west of Clermont. The role reports to the Technical Services Manager.
A challenging and rewarding career opportunity is on offer with a Company that is going places.

An attractive remuneration package inclusive of a performance-based bonus and housing will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

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For further information regarding this position please contact Luke Mullins at lukem@dtworkforce.com or by phoning on + 61 7 4970 0800

Please quote reference number: 122000 in all correspondence.


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