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Mining Engineer - 3 Month Planning

Fortescue is now consistently producing more than 170-million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead, establishing itself for future growth in a global market through innovation, product diversification and asset development.

Mine Planning Engineer – 3 Month Planning

Roster – 4:3

Site - Cloudbreak

We are currently seeking highly motivated Mine Planning Engineer to join our site based planning team on a 4/3 roster. Reporting to the Senior Medium Term Planning Engineer, this role is responsible for carrying out various ranges of design and planning activities to support production at Cloudbreak Mine. To be successful in this role candidates must have strong interpersonal skills with proven operational and planning experience (Daily and 2 weeks) and being able to articulate potential risks and opportunities within the planned works.

 Key accountabilities will include:

Optimise and deliver operational pit designs and related infrastructure designs to maximise the value of the mining business Scheduling mining and other associate activities to varied planning horizons Timely delivery of plans and schedules to meet internal delivery timelines Costing of mine plans for use in budgeting and forecasting activities Liaise with support functions, including Approvals, Geology, Geotechnical and Hydrogeology, to understand risk and opportunities to the operation and to enable timely achievement of mining milestones Assessment of mining methodology options for both cost and productivity metrics Communicating options, designs and plans with relevant stakeholders Delivering product quality, pit progression, waste schedules, fleet requirements and other technical guidance as required Identify risk and opportunities to the work produced

Qualifications and skills required:

Relevant experience gained as a mining engineer (minimum 6 years) Strong short-term planning skills (2 Weeks, 3M), 2YP experience will be advantage, Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering or similar Practical approach to engineering and design problems Knowledge in open pit mining preferably in iron ore Strong mine design knowledge Computer proficiency (Excel, Vulcan, ATS, Haul Infinity, Rapid Reserver). Strong analytical skills Strong interpersonal skills with both operations and technical teams Team orientation and strong ability to take initiative

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue. We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.



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