Senior Mining Engineer - Medium Term Planning

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Mar 16, 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.

Iron Bridge is Fortescue’s US$2.6 billion project, set to deliver 22mtpa of high grade 67% Fe magnetite concentrate product. Located 145km by road south of Port Hedland, the mine will deliver an innovative process design and industry-leading energy efficient operation.

Senior Mining Engineer – Medium Term Planning

Location: Iron Bridge - Fortescue’s Iron Bridge project is located on the traditional lands of the Nyamal people.

Roster: 4D3R Monday - Thursday

We are looking for a Senior Planning Engineer to provide leadership for onsite mine planning, mining projects and mine design. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be part of a new, large and deep pit greenfield operations.

You would be an a highly motivated and technical professional, with a breath of on-site mine planning experience, responsible for the delivering the 3 month mine plan, Mining related Projects and mine design systems and processes at Iron Bridge.

Maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders across all operations and corporate departments will be integral to the success of team establishment and delivery of plans that align to Budget forecasts and key milestones for project ramp up. Reporting to the Superintendent Ops Planning, your responsibilities revolve around being a leader and mentor to a small on-site team at the Iron Bridge.

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Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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