Geotechnical Engineer


Kalgoorlie, WA

Posted 2/15/2020

The Opportunity:

WorkPac Professional are currently seeking an experienced Geotechnical Engineer for a full time, permanent opportunity with our client.

Offered as FIFO from Perth on a 2:1 roster this position is an excellent opportunity for an experienced applicant with strong gold mining experience.

The successful applicant will work alongside a team of Geotechnical Engineers and report to the Senior Geotechnical Engineer. This role supports Mine Planning and Operations by providing geotechnical advice and ensures that geotechnical risks are understood, monitored and managed.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Significant focus on stable stope designs and the identification of appropriate controls

  • Assessment of excavation, rockmass and support performance

  • Geotechnical monitoring including design, installation & analysis of data

  • Geotechnical assessment and input into the mine design, drill and blast, ground support, and paste processes

  • Audits / Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QACQ) of ground support applications & standards

  • Data collection & stability investigations

  • Design development rehabilitation

  • Numerical modelling of designs

Skills and Experiences:

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Geotechnical, Engineering Geology, Civil, or Mining Engineering and/or Post Graduate Geotechnical / Rock Mechanics

  • Experience in gold mining would be a benefit

  • Problem solving skills which employ a risk-based approach

  • Great communication skills and the desire to be a team player

How to Apply:

Click Apply Now or email Julia Ryzner ? Principal Consultant

About WorkPac:

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our myrewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

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