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Senior Geotechnical / Medium Term Engineer

MRM - Cloncurry, QLD

Mining, Oil & Gas
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  • Ernest Henry Mining
  • Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
  • Residential, FIFO, DIDO
Ernest Henry Mining

Ernest Henry Mining is a copper and gold mining and processing operation located 38 kilometres north east of Cloncurry in North West Queensland and forms a critical part of Glencore’s integrated Queensland Metals Business.

Ernest Henry Mining believes in the value of our people and our approach fosters the highest level of professionalism, ownership and entrepreneurial spirit in all our people, while never compromising on their safety and well-being. Glencore offer highly competitive remuneration packages, inclusive of above market superannuation, professional development opportunities, discounted health care and an employee rewards program. Learn more about Ernest Henry Mining at .

The Role

A vacancy exists for a Senior Geotechnical / Medium Term Engineer reporting directly to the Superintendent - Technical Services. This vacancy represents an exciting opportunity to join a leading Sub Level Caving operation.

You will provide leadership, supervision and technical guidance to the Medium Term group with a significant focus on the Geotechnical discipline at EHM. You will have the ability to build strong working relationships across the relevant areas of the business and have demonstrated experience in managing and developing technical teams.

This role will provide an outstanding career opportunity for a driven individual who possesses strong problem solving skills, a demonstrated commitment to safety and the ability to lead and motivate a team.

This full time position is offered as DIDO from Mount Isa or FIFO from Brisbane, Townsville or Cairns working an eight (8) days on, six (6) days off roster. Alternatively offered as residentially based in Cloncurry, (relocation, housing, vehicle and locality allowance provided), on a five (5) days on, two (2) days off, four (4) days on, three (3) days off roster.

Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Leading and mentoring a team of technical professionals with a focus on Geotechnical and Medium term planning;
  • Identify opportunities to drive operational excellence and provide standards, assurance and governance with respect to geotechnical processes and mine seismicity at EHM;
  • Produce timely communication of technical opportunities and risks to the EHM Life of Asset plan; and
  • Work with EHM management and the Queensland Metals Resource Development teams to ensure collaboration across EHM mine plans and business strategies.
The successful candidate will possess:
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and 7 years’ experience in large scale underground hard rock mining, ideally with mass mining experience and exposure to mine seismicity; and
  • The ability to work autonomously and within team environments along with strong communication and interpersonal skills in relation to both technical and operational personnel.
Applications will only be accepted via quoting reference number 19016

For further information, please contact:

Monique Tapp, Human Resources Advisor on

Applications Close:

Thursday, 27th May 2021