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April

Geotechnical Engineer

HAYS - Kimberley, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Attractive Salary Package / Permanent Position / 15:13 roster


Your new company
Panoramic Resources Limited (ASX:PAN) is a base metal mining and exploration company and owns 100% of the high quality, long life Savannah underground nickel sulphide mine, 1 Mtpa processing plant and a 250 room accommodation facility located in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Panoramic successfully commissioned and operated a FIFO mining operation from 2004 until 2016 before the mine was placed in care and maintenance. Following the discovery of the Savannah North orebody, the mine was recommissioned in 2018 before operations were temporarily suspended in 2020.

Panoramic is now fully funded, well supported by shareholders and has completed an updated Mine Plan for Savannah which has outlined an attractive near-term nickel sulphide mine restart opportunity. Over the past 6 months the company has further de-risked the project by completing a ventilation shaft for the Savannah North deposit, additional underground capital development and ancillary works. A restart of operations is now planned for July 2021 which includes Barminco as the UG mining contractor and Primero operating and maintaining the processing plant.

The Savannah Nickel has a projected mine life of 12 years with a total Resource of 209,800 tonnes nickel, 94,200 tonnes copper and 13,700 tonnes cobalt. The tenement holdings have significant exploration potential and additional programs are planned over the coming years.

Savannah Nickel Mine is now looking to build a technical team to support a successful underground mining operation. This is an opportunity to join a startup operation and play a key role in being part of a high performing culture and be exposed to the impacts of nickel, copper and cobalt on the growing electrification of vehicles and uptake of renewable energy

Your new role
As a Geotechnical Engineer you will report to the Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will be responsible for providing technical support and assistance to the operations with regards to mine planning, design, mapping and monitoring in geotechnical support to optimise the mine underground development and planning schedules. The key tasks and responsibilities of the Geotechnical Engineer include;

  • Engage pro-actively in all aspects of safety management
  • Manage and mentor team members, engage with operators to address issues and improve practices
  • Establish, implement, maintain and review risk assessments, control measures, procedures and management plans pertaining to geotechnical risks and hazards associated with underground activities
  • Co-ordinate activities to investigate and close out safety incidents that pertain to geotechnical hazards
  • Manage geotechnical projects within budget, time and safety provisions
  • Communicate with the UG crew and technical staff on any Geotechnical issues and issuing work instructions as necessary


What you'll need to succeed
  • Tertiary qualification in relevant Geosciences
  • Current C class driver’s licence
  • Appropriate experience in a similar role
  • Experience with Deswik or similar mine design software suites
  • Strong knowledge of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act & Regulations
  • Highly developed problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol test


What you'll get in return
You will be accommodated in a well-appointed mine camp which has a gym, swimming pool, WIFI and full Telstra coverage.

  • On the job training and development
  • Family friendly roster
  • Competitive annual salary
  • Statutory Superannuation contributions
  • Participation in the company annual bonus scheme
  • Contribution towards a Health Insurance fund of your choice



What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to submit a copy of your CV to the Hays team. Kaitlin, Rachel or Jay will be in contact with you or if you would like an informal discussion prior to your application please call us on (08) 9226 5766

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