Senior Structural Engineer

Tanami, Northern Territory, Australia

Job Reference 1189363

Location Tanami, Northern Territory, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 23, 2023

Our client seeks a Senior Structural Engineer to support the team based at Tanami on the Expansion Phase 2 project at their Northern Territory operation. This $1.2 billion dollar expansion will bring ore production 3.2 Million tonnes per annum. The project is moving the final phases of construction. 
Our construction team is requiring your structural design skills to support site engineers in the following areas

Underground Infrastructure Area
This area consists of all works associated with the Underground Material Handling System and associated infrastructure including; Gyratory Crusher, Fine Ore Silo, Silo Transfer Station, Transfer Conveyors CV103/CV102A/CV102B, Transfer Silo, Production Hoist Slewing Loading Conveyor CV101, Crusher By-pass Silo, Mine Dewatering Facility, Substations and associated infrastructure

Shaft and Surface Materials Handling
This area consists of all works associated with the Shaft, Headframe, Winders and Surface Material Handling System including; Headframe and associated shaft auxiliary equipment, temporary hoisting equipment to facilitate shaft lining and equipping, permanent production and service hoists, fitting out of plats within the shaft and the surface materials handling system post discharge from the production hoist through waste/product stackers and concrete slickline 

This role can be a full time FIFO roster role or a part time role where you can also be support our sustaining capital project team which delivers a range of studies and execution projects for our relationship clients.
Your Responsibilities 
  • You will deliver structural engineering services that meet its customers' and applicable statutory and regulatory specifications, on time and within budget.
  • Take the lead in scoping and designing temporary support structures, modification of existing design and other construction aids as required.
  • Provide technical input and resolution of technical queries raised by the various contractors.
  • Support the engineering manager on 
    1.    Scope management
    2.    Liaison with technical team from various offices
    3.    Cross disciplinary coordination to ensure successful delivery of Tanami project
  • If required, supervise structural drafting to deliver project requirements
  • Support effective communication with the structural engineering team and project stakeholders, including the customer.
  • Identify issues and problems, develop appropriate solutions, and ask for assistance when required.
What you will bring
  • Bachelor of Structural/Civil Engineering or relevant undergraduate degree
  • 15 years plus experience in structural engineering design which includes site engineering roles in similar construction projects.
  • Ability to travel regular to site
  • Previous experience in leading small teams
  • Previous experience in underground mining or other mineral processing projects
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Be highly driven with a focus on delivery and service
Technical and Industry Experience  
  •  A sound knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Exposure to developing structural design across a range of project cycles using Australian Standards
  • Competent use of structural engineering specific software such as Spacegass and StaadPro
  • Familiarity with underground structures will be advantageous
  • Agile with working in rapidly changing environment that is associated with fast track construction projects
  • Worked in team with diverse background
This role offers FIFO from options from Perth, Darwin or Brisbane, other capital cities may be considered.

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