Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Projects

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North Queensland Zinc Assets
Mount Isa, QLD
Ref. No. 39160

As one of the largest global zinc lead mines, our North Queensland Zinc Assets offers our employees unique and challenging opportunities. This position is residential in Mount Isa on a 5:2 4:3 roster and relocation benefits will be provided to the successful applicant.

We are currently seeking an experienced and innovative Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Projects for Glencore Zinc North Queensland Team.

Reporting to the Manager Technical Services: you will provide geotechnical support and planning for several RDP (Resource Development Projects) in the Glencore Zinc pipeline and maintain monitoring and management plans for active and historical Care and Maintenance Assets such as waste dumps and pits, tailing mining areas (for paste-fill) and water storage dams.

The key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Feasibility study work involving Underground Mining Options and potential Resource Development Potential for Mount Isa Zinc Resource Base. This will involve assessment of previous historical working and infrastructure for rehabilitation assessment and/or replacement options
  • Geotechnical planning for geotechnical drilling program evaluation for GFM options, including stress modelling and evaluation.
  • GFM Option Study – Remnant Mining Options – Geotechnical evaluation and remnant mining plans
  • Management of compliance against Glencore Zinc Tailings Dam Management Plan – Monitoring and TARPS assessment
  • Provide geotechnical support for mid/long term planning and GFM Geotechnical team operational projects
  • With operations across the globe, there is a world of opportunities waiting for you at Glencore. As a staff employee of Glencore Mount Isa Mines, you are entitled to a comprehensive range of benefits aimed at attracting and retaining quality people. The position is residentially based in Mount Isa, on an attractive 5/2, 4/3 roster, and the business will support the successful candidate with relocation assistance to Mount Isa.

    Our mining operation is on land traditionally owned by the Kalkadoon People and we respect their rights and interests. Mount Isa Mines encourages suitably qualified indigenous applicants to apply.

    For further information contact:
    David Brock on 0420 611 160 or apply now.

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