Specialist Mine Scheduling

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Region

Australia

Location

Queensland

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Operations

Date published

31 October 2019

Date closing

14 November 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic mining engineer for the role of Specialist Mine Scheduling working on site at our Blackwater Mine in the Bowen Basin.

Reporting to the Superintendent Mine Scheduling, you will use your strong technical skills and experience to work with a team of engineers to produce designs and schedules that will enable operations to deliver superior performance. You will be able to develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders to deliver continual value through the mine planning process. The role will be offered on an 8 days on 6 days off roster with flights ex. Brisbane.

In this role you will:
  • Prepare and execute mine designs;
  • Produce and maintain a rolling 16 week schedule;
  • Maintain compliance to plan;
  • Complete strip reconciliations to improve the mine plan;
  • Facilitate and actively participate in meetings;
  • Work with functions to deliver concepts that deliver value;
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders.

About You

As the successful candidate, you will have a tertiary education in mining engineering or equivalent. You will have a minimum of 3 years working as a mining engineer and demonstrate a high level of safety culture. A strong working knowledge of the following software packages is preferred but not essential:
  • Vulcan
  • Deswik
  • 3D Dig
  • XACT Scheduling
  • Spry
  • Microsoft Office Suite
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must as this will allow you to build relationships across departments and to communicate with various disciplines at all levels.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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