Mining Engineer - Drill and Blast

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Mar 1, 2023

Job Description:

Fortescue has an exciting future ahead. As well as producing over 180 million tonnes of iron ore per year, we’re diversifying our business to become an integrated global green energy and resources company.

Mining Engineer – Drill and Blast

Work Location: Eliwana - Fortescue’s Eliwana mine is located on the traditional lands of the Puutu Kunti Kurrama people.

Roster: 8D/6R FIFO ex. Perth

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Drill and Blast Engineer to join our Short Term Planning team at our Eliwana Operation. This permanent position is an 8/6 roster, with a highly competitive remuneration package. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of Fortescue's latest greenfield project, Eliwana.

Reporting to the Senior Drill and Blast Engineer, this role is 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:

Our team members are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Candidates from all backgrounds and ages are encouraged to apply, including First Nations People, those who identify as LGBTIQ+, people with disabilities and those with neurodiverse, intersectional, or multiple diverse characteristics.

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