The role of a Planning Mining Engineer is integral to the success and sustainability of mining operations. It combines a mix of strategic thinking, technical expertise, and a thorough understanding of environmental and regulatory requirements, tailored to the unique mining landscape of Australia.
Software Proficiency: Skilled in using specialized mining software for mine design and planning, like Deswik CAD, Deswik Shed, Surpac, or Vulcan. Technical and Geological Knowledge: Strong understanding of mining principles, geology, and engineering.
Reviewing geological data, updating mine plans, and collaborating with geologists and other engineers.
Working on mine designs using specialized software, preparing reports, and ensuring compliance with safety and environmental standards.
FIFO jobs – roster 8*6 or 7*7 depending of the site.
While much of the work can be office-based, visiting mining sites for firsthand assessment and meetings is common.
“Leading a multidisciplinary team allows you to see how each area contributes to the overall value of the Mining project.”
Senior Mining Consultant
President Women in Mining & Engineer WA (WMEWA)
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