Technical Services Manager

Technical Services Manager

Job Title: Technical Services Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Regional WA
Reference: 1265127
Contact Name: Jackson Burton
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 11, 2020 10:32

Job Description

Technical Services Manager

Design & Build is recruiting seeking a Technical Services Manager for one of Australia's leading Mining Operators. This organization is currently involved in one of the largest open-cut Iron Ore Projects in the world. Working for a Global operation you will be leading, mentoring and supporting a skilled team of Mine Planning Engineers.
This is an excellent opportunity to work on a Mine Site with over 20 years life remaining. This is either a FIFO based role working on a 9:5 arrangement (travel on company time) or a residential option is also a possibility for candidates wishing to live close to the site  
Key responsibilities of the Technical Services Manager will include:

  • Managing a team of experienced mining engineers, supporting both technically and practically on site activates
  • Scheduling of production activities in line with short and long term plans
  • Undertaking continuous improvement of site operations
  • Establishing strong rapport with colleagues across Technical Services as well as other teams within the mine operation
  • Budget and cost analysis relative to planning strategies

To succeed in the Technical Services Manager role you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in mining and previous experience in mine planning
  • A proven track record in the delivery of projects on schedule, time and budget
  • Sound knowledge of the software such as Vulcan, Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Access
  • Good computer literacy and some SAP experience highly advantageous
  • Extensive experience in a surface mining, ideally iron ore or coal

In return:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Good team culture
  • Ability to develop and grow in the role
  • Work for a trusted partner in the industry 
  • Long term and secure employment
  • Excellent roster and living arrangements

If you would like to know more about this role please contact the Mining and Resources Team on 02 93768200, please note that not all applications will be answered and only short listed candidates will be responded to.

If you feel you are not suitable for this role but would like to discuss other opportunities please contact us to have a confidential discussion.