Mine Scheduling Engineer

Location: Regional QLD
Job Type: Full time
Salary:
Reference: 64551

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.In this busy and challenging role as a Specialist Mine Scheduling Engineer you will use your mine planning skills and experience to create short term mine designs and maintain the 12 week mine schedule.

In this busy and challenging role, you will provide execution designs, scheduling and direction for the 1-12 week time frame to our Blackwater Operation. This is a great opportunity to hone your mine planning skills as you gain exposure to a variety of equipment and mine geology whilst seeing the results of work.

This is a residential based role on a Monday to Friday roster, however there will be opportunity for the successful applicant to work a flexible work arrangement onsite and to be discussed with your leader.

In this role you will:

  • Prepare Dragline/Dozer Push/Prestrip/Drill and Blast/Coal Mining designs and schedules;
  • Identify and implement Mine Planning improvement initiatives;
  • Work with Operations to execute mine plans;
  • Develop and follow the Mine Planning standards and processes;
  • Participate in the investigation of reported events for Mine Planning;
  • Participate in training for Mine Planning;
  • Use your experience to develop graduates and peers; and
  • Identify and implement Mine Planning improvement initiatives.

As the successful candidate, you will have a tertiary education in Mining Engineering, BSc Geology or similar Engineering equivalent and previous experience working at an Open cut Coal Mining operation.

A strong working knowledge of the following software packages is essential:

  • Vulcan Mine Design;
  • XACT /Scheduling Software package; and
  • Microsoft Office suitesoftware packages are essential.

Experience with the following will be software packages is highly regarded:

  • Haul Infinity,/haulage software;
  • Blastlogic;
  • mRoc Desktop;
  • Modular Provisionn;
  • Geobank; and
  • SAP software packages.

It is essential you demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, in order to build relationships across departments and to communicate with various disciplines at all levels. An understanding of coal quality, extraction and blending processes will be highly regarded.

At BHP Billiton, we recognize 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.

This is a residential based role on a Monday to Friday roster, however as with all Mine Scheduling roles you will have the opportunity to work flexibly (in consultation with your Leader) to maintain your work - life balance, while still delivering your individual and team key performance indicators. EmployeeWe 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 also include flexible working options and a generous paid parental leave policy.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.