Principal Dam Engineer

Our client is an industry leading mining organisation!

Your new company

Hays is partnering with a tier 1 mining organisation, with several coal mines across the Bowen Basin region.

Your new role

As a Principal Dam Engineer, you will provide subject matter expertise and technical guidance on tailings and water storage facilities. Key responsibilities include the following:
  • Provide technical support and governance to other members of the Dams team, site based responsible dam engineers and stakeholder groups
  • Support key risk management activities to ensure standardised approach incorporating key engineering inputs
  • Manage contracts and work packages with the Engineer of Record teams.
  • Manage contracts with Independent Tailings Review Board (ITRB) and co-ordinate annual reviews.
  • Interface with the Tailings Excellence Team and Global Practice Leads;
  • Support dam risk reduction projects

What you'll need to succeed

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering is highly regarded
  • Previous exposure in tailings and water storage investigation, design, construction and maintenance
  • Ability to complete risk assessments using FMEAs to inform design criteria and treatment of population at risk
  • Previous operational mining experience is desirable
  • Ability to translate theoretical concepts and specifications into practical solutions for mining environments

What you'll get in return

  • Brisbane CBD based role
  • Occasional site travel to the Bowen Basin Region
  • Initial 6-month contract with the view to extend
  • Competitive rate
  • Flexible WFH arrangements

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508


Job Type
Energy, Utilities & Mining
QLD - Brisbane CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Crystal Jones, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Brisbane
Level 45, One One One Eagle St, 111 Eagle Street

Telephone: 0732433083

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