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Job Title:  Dispatch - Mine Control Room Operations

Job Location: 

Carrapateena Mine, SA, AU, 5713

Job Description: 
The Role


Join Australia's most exciting new underground mining project. Carrapateena will be a large scale world class mine built and operated by world class people. We are building a modern mine site in South Australia and getting operationally ready for seamless commissioning. This role is now available and we need your help. 
At OZ Minerals Carrapateena, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.  

Location: Site based at Carrapateena
Roster: 8 days on 6 days off, 7 nights on 7 days off; travel 100% on company time from Adelaide or Port Augusta
Reporting to: Supervisor - Site Operations Centre (SOC)
Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later. 


Key Responsibilities
  • Optimise mobile fleet activities in collaboration with underground mining team and assist in delivering planned activities that meet and/or exceed daily targets.
  • Remotely monitor, optimise and control the underground ore handling system using the appropriate system.
  • Monitor, analyse and escalate critical system alarms in a timely manner and work with others to rectify.
  • Communicate any tasks that can be opportunely performed in the shadow of planned/unplanned downtimes.
  • Effectively capture data via two-way communications and enter into the appropriate system.
  • Validate equipment performance and instrument data on a routine basis.
  • Drive continuous improvement to generate new ideas that will benefit the business.
  • Assist in the training and development of new team members in the SOC and UG environments.
  • Understand the Dispatchers role in Emergency Management during an underground emergency/incident.
  • Provide coverage for other functions in the Site Operations Centre and remain open to leadership roles that will help to drive the future capabilities of the SOC.
  • Provide support/assistance to the underground mining team by engaging others with HWWT principles.
  • Provide a duty of care to others and stop any job that you feel is unsafe – Reporting it in the first instance to the Underground Supervisors and SOC Supervisor.
Applicant Requirements
  • Underground mining experience / knowledge
  • Experience using Dispatch systems, in particular PITRAM
  • Experience using CITECT / SCADA control systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to make timely decisions and work under pressure
  • Ability to address daily changes to meet targets
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated SharePoint knowledge
  • A safety conscious mindset
  • Positive attitude
OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company


We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100), we own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold operation, have operating and exploration holdings in Brazil; as well as a significant pipeline of project opportunities with exploration earn-ins and projects under study. 


Carrapateena is an iron-oxide copper-gold deposit located in South Australia on the eastern margin of the Gawler Craton. Carrapateena is one of the country's largest undeveloped copper deposits and will be developed as a modern Sub Level Cave.


By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline. 


Our growth strategy is focused on value creation and we achieve success by creating value for all stakeholders, underpinned by safety, capital discipline and our How we work together principles – our foundations for success.

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