Senior Consulting Engineer

Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard-rock underground mining service providers with over three decades of experience. As part of the Perenti Group, Barminco employs over 4,700 people, at 24 projects in seven countries. Through our unique global operating model, we deliver world-class safety, quality, and productivity wherever we operate.In line with Barminco forecasted growth, we are seeking applications from experienced Senior Consulting Engineers to join our Technical Services team reporting to the Manager - Technical Services. About the roleThe purpose of this position is to support both our Australian and International sites. This is a collaborative and supportive role requiring the use of technical mining best practice to deliver value for our new and existing customers. This role will be site based, allowing site rotations to happen within a 6 month period.Key ResponsibilitiesAct in the best interests of Barminco, by working within legislation that underpins the Company’s operations, as well as ensuring that decisions are based on the achievement of Barminco’s objectives Ensure conduct which is consistent with Barminco’s values, policies, systems, procedures and statutory requirementsDevelop and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, including but not limited to, Barminco’s clients and client representatives, employees, management and supplier contactsAssist with the development of systems, processes and practices for the newly created Technical Services divisionAdvise on underground mine design, including drill and blast, sequence and scheduling and operational optimisationsSupport technical reviews, cost forecasting, resource allocation, life of mine/monthly/weekly progress tracking and reportingSupport and advise the tendering team, review of tender schedules and designsIdentify mine planning risks and opportunities across the businessParticipate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awarenessEnsure all work is at a standard that is fit for purpose and meets the end users’ requirementsMentor and train engineering graduates to become an asset within the businessIdentify productivity and cost reduction opportunitiesKey RequirementsBachelor degree in Mining EngineeringUnderground Supervisors Certificate of Competency or First Class Mine Managers (FCMM) Certificate of Competency will be highly regarded2 Years completion of underground time5 years’ experience in Mine Design, Scheduling and Drill and BlastTechnical report writing skillsEffective verbal and written communicationDeswik software experience essentialWhat we can offerAn exciting career opportunity to join a company continuing in a phase of growth domestically and internationallyA permanent full-time role with career progression for successful candidatesThe opportunity to work across our Australian and International operationsEmployee incentives, benefits and rewards programsFamily friendly rostersFIFO position with rotation between multiple sitesAt Barminco, our people are our businessIt's the people we retain who define our culture, shape our company and drive the growth of our business. Working at Barminco will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career while working alongside experienced industry leaders.  190000 AUD Australia - WA Port Hedland & Pilbara
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Senior Consulting Engineer

  • Join an industry world-leader in hard rock underground mining
  • Family friendly rosters
  • FIFO position with the ability to rotate between multiple sites

Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard-rock underground mining service providers with over three decades of experience. As part of the Perenti Group, Barminco employs over 4,700 people, at 24 projects in seven countries. Through our unique global operating model, we deliver world-class safety, quality, and productivity wherever we operate.

In line with Barminco forecasted growth, we are seeking applications from experienced Senior Consulting Engineers to join our Technical Services team reporting to the Manager - Technical Services. 

About the role

The purpose of this position is to support both our Australian and International sites. This is a collaborative and supportive role requiring the use of technical mining best practice to deliver value for our new and existing customers. This role will be site based, allowing site rotations to happen within a 6 month period.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act in the best interests of Barminco, by working within legislation that underpins the Company’s operations, as well as ensuring that decisions are based on the achievement of Barminco’s objectives 
  • Ensure conduct which is consistent with Barminco’s values, policies, systems, procedures and statutory requirements
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, including but not limited to, Barminco’s clients and client representatives, employees, management and supplier contacts
  • Assist with the development of systems, processes and practices for the newly created Technical Services division
  • Advise on underground mine design, including drill and blast, sequence and scheduling and operational optimisations
  • Support technical reviews, cost forecasting, resource allocation, life of mine/monthly/weekly progress tracking and reporting
  • Support and advise the tendering team, review of tender schedules and designs
  • Identify mine planning risks and opportunities across the business
  • Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness
  • Ensure all work is at a standard that is fit for purpose and meets the end users’ requirements
  • Mentor and train engineering graduates to become an asset within the business
  • Identify productivity and cost reduction opportunities

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering
  • Underground Supervisors Certificate of Competency or First Class Mine Managers (FCMM) Certificate of Competency will be highly regarded
  • 2 Years completion of underground time
  • 5 years’ experience in Mine Design, Scheduling and Drill and Blast
  • Technical report writing skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Deswik software experience essential

What we can offer

  • An exciting career opportunity to join a company continuing in a phase of growth domestically and internationally
  • A permanent full-time role with career progression for successful candidates
  • The opportunity to work across our Australian and International operations
  • Employee incentives, benefits and rewards programs
  • Family friendly rosters
  • FIFO position with rotation between multiple sites

At Barminco, our people are our business

It's the people we retain who define our culture, shape our company and drive the growth of our business. Working at Barminco will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career while working alongside experienced industry leaders. 

Your interest and experience can be expressed by clicking the 'Apply Now' button, OR for further information email rebecca.ward@barminco.com.au

Want to know more about Barminco, Check out our website here https://barminco.com.au/ or follow us on LinkedIn @Barminco

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