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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Bulgari
  • Job type: Permanent
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Senior Geotechnical Engineer
WRS are working with a global mining operator, to secure a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join them on one of their Underground polymetallic Mines in Europe. The successful Geotechnical Engineer should have sound geotechnical experience and understanding in underground mining.

The responsibilities include but will not be limited to:
·Geotechnical monitoring systems
·Geotechnical core logging
·Ground support selection and design
·Geotechnical interpretation on issues relating to rock mass stability (i.e. ground failure)
·Integrity of geotechnical data collected
·Integrity of geotechnical monitoring data
·Integrity of geotechnical assessment and planning
·Information gathering on rock properties via core logging and face mapping
·Geotechnical advice into the mine design, drill and blast, paste processes at each level
·Identification of rehabilitation and remedial work
·Daily underground inspections not limited to: stopes, voids, ore passes, active development headings, infrastructure, rises, shafts etc.
·Empirical modelling - rock mass classification
·Maintains and installs geotechnical monitoring system
·Assist in design of the ground support plans (development and stope cabling)
·Audits / Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) of ground support standards (fiber shotcrete, inspections, pull testing)
·Fall of Ground Investigation

Requirements

·Minimum 5 years in underground mining
·Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering or Mineral Resource Engineer
·Post-graduate qualification in Rock Mechanics/Geotechnical Engineering (desirable)
·Communication in English (both verbal and written)
·Proficient in software: DataMine or equivalent and RocScience suite or equivalent

This is a residential opportunity offering a full ex-pat package. This includes: Relocation Assistance, Medical Cover, Accommodation, Education Allowance (if applicable) and Annual flight allowance.
If you have the required experience and are happy to work on a residential basis, please submit your cv by following the on screen links.

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