Gas & Vent Specialist

Seeking an experienced Gas and Vent Specialist for an Illawarra based role

Your new company
Our client, a globally diversified mining and metals company with operations in Australia, South Africa and South America, is seeking a Gas and Vent Specialist to join their team.

Your new role
The successful candidate will be required to provide input for the development of long term strategic plans associated with Gas Management, Gas Drainage activities at companies underground mines. This role also provides governance and technical oversight to mine site activities associated with the execution of Gas Management, Gas Drainage, and Mine Ventilation activities.
Main duties will include:
  • Analysis, calculation, and modelling to provide input to support the development of long‑term strategies for gas management, gas drainage, outburst management, and mine ventilation specific for the company's underground mining operations;
  • Technical support within the areas of gas management, gas drainage design and execution, outburst management, and mine ventilation to site based technical and operational personnel;
  • Writing of technical reports detailing the results of analysis, for senior management and operational staff, to assist in decision making processes;
  • Development of medium term strategic plans (2-7 year time frame) for Ventilation, Gas Drainage, and Gas Management activities;
  • Governance and technical oversight across the areas of Gas Management, Gas Drainage design and execution, outburst management, and mine ventilation across the company’s underground mining operations. This includes regular underground audits and safety inspections.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Mining Engineering Degree;
  • Ventilation Officer Certificate;
  • 5 years' experience in longwall mines, preferably in a ventilation or gas drainage role;
  • Undermanager's Certificate of Competency (desired)

What you'll get in return

The successful applicant will be given a permanent role, with a competitive package. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work for a fantastic company with the potential for career progression.

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.


Job type:
Energy, Utilities & Mining
NSW, Illawarra Region
Resources And Mining
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Mireille Marks, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wollongong

Suite 3B/3C, Level 3 83 - 85 Market Street

Telephone: 42220100

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