Mining Engineer - Drill and Blast

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Dec 24, 2021
Science, Engineering, Maths Full-time

Job Description:

Fortescue is now consistently producing 175-180 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead as it diversifies from a pure play iron ore producer to a green renewables and resources company.

Mining Engineer - Drill and Blast

Work Location: Across various Fortescue sites

Roster: 8D/6R FIFO ex. Perth

We are currently seeking two highly motivated Drill and Blast Engineers to join our operations planning team. Reporting to the Senior Drill and Blast Engineer, these roles are responsible for conducting drill and blast design, scheduling activities and continuous improvement projects. Ensuring mining operations are supported in maintaining sufficient blasted stock in line with the mine plan requirements and blast performance expectations.

Key accountabilities will include:

Qualifications and skills required:

At Fortescue, we treat our team mates as though they are family. We appreciate everyone’s contribution and know that a diverse workforce creates a safer, more engaged and productive working environment.

Our aim is to have a workforce that reflects the community in which we live, and we encourage females, Aboriginal Australians, those identifying as LGBTIQ+, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.

Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified.