Ingenjör med inriktning bergmekanik/Engineer with focus on rock mechanics

Ingenjör med inriktning bergmekanik/Engineer with focus on rock mechanics

Annons: 26826585
Yrke: Bergsingenjör
Arbetsgivare: Kaunis Iron AB
Arbetets ort: Pajala, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2022-12-30
Publiceringsdatum: 2022-11-23


Arbetslivserfarenhet: Bergsingenjör


Kaunis Iron operates the iron ore mine in Pajala. We do so with respect, commitment and curiosity for both people and the environment. Together, we build a sustainable and long-term mining industry that creates value for the local community. Our unique iron ore concentrate is in high demand amongst the world's steel mills. Thanks to sustainable production, skilled operations and world-class facilities, Kaunis Iron occupies a strong position in the global market.
The Position
We are now looking for a driven and committed rock mechanic who wants to join and contribute to a sustainable mining operation in Pajala. As a rock mechanic, you are part of the Planning Department at the mine, which is responsible for both short-term and long-term mining planning, surveying, geology and grade control. The work means that you will work in an area under constant change that places high demands on safety. Our business is conducted in the mining area in Kaunisvaara, where you will be stationed on site.
Job duties
As a rock mechanic, you are responsible for overall rock mechanics queries and development within mine planning. The work involves creating conditions for safe and controlled mining. You work closely with mine planning and production colleagues. You work mainly with structural geology, strength, slopes and stability in our open pit. This means establishing a workflow for control, follow-up and remediation measures. Inspection and assessment of rock conditions, documentation, measurement, follow-up as well as to support production in issues surrounding ongoing and planned mining. In addition, this includes following the mining sequence according to plan and ensuring that the choice of mining methods matches the rock mechanics criteria. The role also involves a small amount of planning e.g. to design mine designs and design adjustments and to assist with related rock mechanic issues for drilling, charging and blasting.
Education and qualifications
We are looking for you who have a university degree with a focus on rock engineering/rock mechanics and five years of experience in mining and rock mechanics. You have good knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and a class B driver's license for manual transmission. Experience with mine planning software and/or other CAD programs is a plus. The position requires the ability to communicate in spoken and written English and an interest in learning Swedish.
Personal characteristics
The role requires that you take the initiative, possess good analytical skills and have an interest in production issues. You are committed and interested in solving everyday problems. You are flexible and take responsibility for your tasks, which you structure, plan and carry out in an efficient and independent manner. As a person, you are calm, attentive and accommodating and you have an interest and ability to help others to deliver solutions. You are a collaborator, you listen, communicate, and resolve conflicts in a constructive way.
We want to work for an equal workplace where diversity is seen as a strength. We therefore welcome applicants who contribute to this.  As part of the recruitment and selection process, background checks may be carried out. Advertising and recruitment companies are excluded. You can find more information about us at Selection will take place continuously, so don't wait to submit your application.
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