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April

Engineer - Technical Services

Orica - Perth, WA

Mining, Oil & Gas
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

At Orica, it’s the power of our people that leads change and shapes our futures.

Every day, all around the world, our people help mobilise vital resources essential to progress. Established in 1874, we have grown to become the world leader in mining and civil blasting with a diverse of team of more than 13,000 across the world.

It’s an exciting time to join us – we are shaping the future of mining through digital and automated technologies, embracing new ways of thinking, pioneering innovation and reimagining the way we work.

About The Role

We are delighted to announce that we are on the lookout for an ambitious Technical Services Engineer, or Blasting Technician to work in our tight-knit, friendly, and high performing WA Mining Services team.

Due to the geographical nature of our customer operations our preferred location for this role will be Kalgoorlie, however we are also interested in Perth based candidates who are willing to travel to Kalgoorlie to visit our customer sites. We are offering a healthy remuneration and bonus for candidates interested in this role, in addition to a vehicle and a generous remote living allowance for those interested in a Kalgoorlie based role.

The primary purpose of this crucial role will be to provide blasting engineering, technical support, and blasting project management to our vast range of Underground mining customers in the Goldfields region.

Our Technical Service Engineers and Blast Technicians are the face of our company, and assist our customers and operations teams by providing technical expertise and input on blasting on a variety of client mine sites. They play a key role in optimising and revolutionising the way our customers mine, and play an important role in bringing our technology to life on our customer sites all over the world.

The successful candidate will interface with a diverse group of customers and sites, providing technical solutions on the application of our products. Customers look to our Technical Services Engineers and Blast Technicians to solve practical blasting challenges, allowing our people to showcase their technical skills and create discreet solutions for clients.

At Orica, we have the training infrastructure and expertise within the team to train a talented and ambitious engineer in Technical Blasting, therefore we are inviting applicants with all levels of engineering experience.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Managing technical blasting projects to deliver value to our customers;
  • Working with our customers to prioritise projects whilst utilising our global network of experts to deliver these projects;
  • Developing long-term partnerships with Orica's customers;
  • Supporting our customer's blasting technical requirements;
  • Managing our customer technical relationship and managing your time to engagement and interface with key sites;
  • Taking accountability for delivering outstanding results;
  • Continually improving your technical expertise in our products and services.


What You Will Bring
  • Proven advanced level practical shotfiring experience (5+ years) and/or Degree qualification Mining Engineering or a related discipline;
  • Knowledge in the mining drill & blast process is advantageous;
  • Solid understanding of mining, including the cost & profit mechanisms of UG mining;
  • Experience in working with Orica's Ikon blasting technologies (not essential);
  • An ability to work autonomously, and with limited direction as well as part of a tightly functioning team;
  • Commitment to partnering with customers and your team, always accountable for your actions;
  • A mindset to always looks for better ways to deliver value.


What We Offer

As part of a truly global company, you will have the ability to grow and learn in a diverse, collaborative culture. We foster relationships and learning through connected global and local teams, promote flexible and diverse career paths and support the development of your knowledge and skills.

You will be paid a competitive salary, learn from talented individuals across multiple disciplines and be able to thrive in a safe workplace within a collaborative culture. Ignite your career at a place where your distinct potential can find its home.

Our Commitment

Orica promotes and fosters a culture of inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment everywhere we operate. We treat our people and applicants with fairness, dignity, and respect, getting the best of everyone’s contributions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, nationality, age, military or veteran, marital or disability status.