2019 US Internships Programme in SaltLakeCity,UT, Canada

Tailings Geotechnical Engineer

  • One of the worlds most unique mine sites, with complex environmental and closure challenges
  • Opportunity to work with a team of technical experts
  • Darwin based


About the role

We are looking for a Tailings Geotechnical Engineer to support the closure team in studies, engineering and design for tailings related aspects of closing the Ranger mine.

This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is seeking a new challenge with one of the worlds most unique mine sites. Working Monday to Friday and reporting to the Manager Closure, you will:

  • Oversee tailings management and closure strategies

  • Review and approve technical specifications, drawings, design and consultant reports.

  • Preparing proposals and planning geotechnical site investigations and laboratory testing

  • Facilitate independent and company audits

About you

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering and 3 years experience in a relevant industry job
  • Demonstrated experience in tailings and/ or water management or similar relevant experience
  • A high degree of initiative and the ability to prioritize work and problem solve
  • Ability to work in dynamic team environment
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office suite 
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Demonstrated report writing and presentation skills
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It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Member of the Institute of Engineers Australia
  • Experience in large strain tailings consolidation modelling
  • Experience in dam wall stability modelling
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Where you will be working

Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) provides clean energy to the world, and as a trusted partner cares for both people and country. Uranium has been mined at Ranger for more than 35 years. During that time, Ranger has produced in excess of 125,000 tonnes of uranium oxide. ERA is committed to protecting the surrounding environment in which it operates and to demonstrating world class progressive rehabilitation practices. Since 2012, ERA has spent more than $452 million on rehabilitation and water management projects. ERA values safety, teamwork, respect, integrity and excellence, and places a high value on training and professional development of its employees. With corporate offices in Darwin and operations in Jabiru, ERA offers a wide variety of career opportunities, actively encourages Indigenous employment, and supports workplace diversity. The Ranger mine is on Aboriginal land and surrounded by, but separate from, the spectacular Kakadu National Park

About us

 

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. Weve developed some of the worlds largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. Youll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. Its a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and its this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

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