Senior Ventilation Engineer

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Mount Isa

Type: Full Time

Posted: 08/06/2020

  • Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

  • Strategic Focus

  • Deliver outstanding economic value through planning

George Fisher Mine
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Ref. No. R4-39092

A great career opportunity exists for you as the Senior Ventilation Engineer in the George Fisher Mine Technical Services Department. As one of the largest global zinc lead mines, George Fisher Mine offers you unique and challenging opportunities as a career minded professional. 

As the Senior Ventilation Engineer, you shall provide technical engineering expertise to ensure that George Fisher Mine is adequately ventilated through the safest and most cost efficient methods possible.  This is an exciting opportunity, as our mine is progressing into new mining areas requiring the expansion of existing ventilation infrastructure. You will use your knowledge of Ventsim software and ventilation systems to optimise the ventilation strategy in order to achieve key business targets. Your role will be to ensure that these ventilation expansion projects are optimised and cost effective to maximise value from the life of mine plan, in addition to the management of existing ventilation systems. 

You will work closely with the Ventilation Officers and other Technical personnel at George Fisher Mine and advise operations personnel on the management of the underground ventilation systems. You will gather input from key stakeholders with regards to ventilation and ensure that ventilation requirements are effectively communicated across different levels of the business. As a positive safety influence, you will foster safety citizenship within our business and actively promote and support the Glencore Values.

You will hold a relevant qualification in Engineering along with significant experience working in underground mine ventilation. You will have experience working in an underground mine operational setting, and be an advanced user of Ventsim software for ventilation modelling and simulation purposes. Experience in the use of Deswik software or other Mine Design packages will be advantageous. Your ability to demonstrate strong communication, problem solving and analytical skills will be key to executing this role well. 

With operations across the globe, there is a world of opportunities waiting for you at Glencore. As a staff employee of Glencore Mount Isa Mines, you are entitled to a comprehensive range of benefits aimed at attracting and retaining quality people. The position is residentially based in Mount Isa, on an attractive 5/2, 4/3 roster, and the business will support the successful candidate with relocation assistance to Mount Isa.

Our mining operation is on land traditionally owned by the Kalkadoon People and we respect their rights and interests. Mount Isa Mines encourages suitably qualified indigenous applicants to apply.

For further information contact: 
David Brock on 0420 611 160 or apply now.

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