Senior Consultant, Mine Waste and Tailings - Brisbane, Australia

SRK Brisbane
Level 5 200 Mary Street Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
Tel: 
+61 7 3054 5000
Fax: 
+61 7 3832 9330

The Role

There is an opportunity for either an ambitious Senior Engineer or an established Principal Engineer to join our experienced Brisbane team and contribute to existing projects and develop their own client base and projects.

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing designs for mine waste facilities (tailings storage facilities, heap leach pads and waste dumps) at all stages from concept to closure.
  • Undertaking engineering analyses such as stability, seepage and mass balance modelling.
  • Preparing technical deliverables including proposals, reports and construction documentation.
  • Overseeing construction and operation of mine waste facilities.
  • Undertaking geotechnical investigations and interpreting results.
  • Liaising with internal and external clients.
  • Working with other team members, specialists from other disciplines and mentoring junior staff.

The Candidate

A passionate, technically oriented person, with strong communication skills and experience in design and/or construction of tailings storage facilities and mine waste management in Australia is perfect for the role.

To be considered for the role of Senior Tailings Engineer, you will possess:

  • A minimum of 8 years’ post-graduation experience in a similar role.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering.
  • A relevant engineering qualification recognised by Engineers Australia – CPEng, RPEQ, NER.
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and language fluency in English.

To be considered for the role of Principal Tailings Engineer, you will possess:

  • A minimum of 12 years’ post-graduation experience in a similar role.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering.
  • A relevant engineering qualification recognised by Engineers Australia – CPEng, RPEQ, NER.
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and language fluency in English.

What’s on offer

  • Opportunities for career and professional development, including leadership and mentoring, shareholding and directorship.
  • Competitive salary package, plus performance bonuses and shareholding opportunities in the company. In addition, you will also get a company mobile, credit card and ergonomic workstation.
  • A flexible work environment and convenient Brisbane CBD location.
  • Mentoring (as applicable to Senior and junior Principals) by Principal Consultants who are global leaders in their fields.
  • International travel and opportunities to work with the group’s international offices.
  • Relocation for candidates-based interstate.

Why join SRK?

Be part of a globally recognised and industry leading consultancy that delivers unique solutions to our client’s mining challenges. We are proud of our relaxed, inclusive and nurturing culture, allowing you to enjoy autonomy in your role whilst being part of a collaborative and dynamic team.

Based in our Brisbane office in the heart of the CBD, you will be part of a diverse and social team and have the opportunity to interact with interstate and international colleagues. The office is a short walk from transport hubs, shops, restaurants and cafes and is equipped with all the amenities to allow you to be at your best.

About SRK

SRK is an employee-owned, independent, international practice, providing integrated consulting services to the global resources sector. Our team’s expertise spans mining, geotechnical engineering, geology, resources, mine water management, tailings, heap leach and waste management. 

Formed over 45 years ago, SRK now employs some 1400 professionals across Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.  Over our long history, we have built a portfolio of clients that includes over a thousand of the world’s major and medium sized mining houses and exploration companies, financial institutions, construction companies and government departments.
 

Please apply through LinkedIn. Enquiries are welcome and can be directed to The HR Manager at hrperth@srk.com.au All discussions are strictly confidential.

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