Mining Engineer


New Zealand Steel, a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueScope, manufactures and markets a range of flat rolled steel products for the building, construction, manufacturing and agricultural sectors.  You may know us for our flagship COLORSTEEL® brand or the AXXIS® steel for framing brand.

Applications are sought for the position of Mining Engineer to join our Waikato North Head technical team based in Franklin. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:

  • Geological interpretation & pit grade control.

  • GPS topographic survey.

  • Mine layout fieldwork.

  • Supervising exploration campaigns.

  • Developing and instigating short term mine plans.

  • Have input into medium and long term mine plans and schedules.

  • Manage the day to day activities of onsite contractors.

  • Monitor mine activities and progress against plan.

  • Develop GPS surfaces for mining machine control.

This is a key specialist role within the technical team of the mine site and is expected to display strong initiative, a drive for results and leadership. You will have a tertiary qualification in Geology / Earth Sciences or Mining Engineering and whilst not essential, an A or B grade Quarry Managers qualification is desirable. Your uncompromising attitude to safety, enthusiastic attitude and ability to work autonomously in a small team will set you up for success. If you are looking for a great opportunity to join a dynamic organisation then apply today.

Being part of the BlueScope brand makes us a strong and successful global company offering connections throughout the world, and providing access to resources and tools from the wider business. We believe our people are our strength, and embrace diversity and inclusion as we aim to have the right people in the right roles to move us into the future. If you enjoy working with people who are practical, put your safety first, and care about the communities in which they work, then New Zealand Steel is the place for you.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: 6403

Location: Waikato North Head

Closing Date: Wednesday, 6 June 2018