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Lewis Chapman
133 Junction Road, Karalee QLD 4306
Lewie006@gmail.com
Ph: 0438 110 437
D.O.B 11th
April 1986
Career Objecti...
 Compile site drill and blast knowledge to develop standard blasting parameters and
domains to effectively measure result...
Xstrata Copper – Ernest Henry Mine July 2008 – June 2011
Production Engineer / Drill & Blast Engineer
Responsibilities:
 ...
 Quality assurance and quality control reports.
Xstrata Copper – Mt Isa Mines December 2006 – February 2007
Vacation Stud...
Skills
Computer Software
 Microsoft Office Suite
 Mine Design: Deswik, Vulcan, Minesight, Talpac
 Scheduling: Deswik, X...
References
AndrewTheobald
Principal MiningEngineer- FriedaRiverProjectatPanAust
Email:andrewtheobald@optusnet.com.au
Phone...
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Lewis Chapman Resume

  1. 1. Lewis Chapman 133 Junction Road, Karalee QLD 4306 Lewie006@gmail.com Ph: 0438 110 437 D.O.B 11th April 1986 Career Objective To develop my skills as mining engineer and as a leader in different mining methods and environments. Iaimtoseekchallengingassignmentsandresponsibility, with an opportunity for growth and career advancement as successful achievements. Employment Glencore – McArthur River Mine July 2014 – Current Medium Term Planning Engineer April 2015 – Current Current responsibilities:  Producingmonthlyand3 monthlyschedulesformining,dumping,mill feedandprojects  Undertake budget process for LOMscheduling and detailed expenditure for 5 years  Optimising pit and waste dump designs  Design and schedule to minimise the risk of spontaneous combustion of waste rock  Assist with producing Mine Management Plans, Environmental Impact Studies and associatedprojects, includingliaisingwithconsultants andthe Departmentof Minesand Energy.  Develop water management strategies and flood protection designs  Mentoring of Production and Drill and Blast Engineers  Auditing technical systems and processes to improve efficiency and accountability Projects / Achievements:  Developedanintegratedmill feed planning system for short and long term scheduling  Converted the mine scheduling process over to Deswik.  Prepare, implement and execute projects in preparation for wet season  Conducted Environment Impact Study projects including determining rain runoff coefficients,waste dumpsealantapplicationtrials and waste dump foundation testing. Drill and Blast Engineer July 2014 – April 2015 Responsibilities:  Developdrill andblastplans inconsiderationof old undergroundworkings, ore dilution and geotechnical stability.  Designs, tie in plans, QA/QC, bulk and IE/HE orders, drill schedules and cost saving initiatives  Acting Drill and Blast Supervisor when required including Blast Controller Projects / Achievements:
  2. 2.  Compile site drill and blast knowledge to develop standard blasting parameters and domains to effectively measure results through consistent practices ultimately to increase productivity and reduce costs.  Developedaregularcontinuousimprovementforumwithactionstoimprove all aspects of the drill and blast process  Review and improve a technical procedures  Focus on developing an improved safety culture within the Tech Services team GlencoreXstrata – Mount Margaret Mine October 2012 – July 2014 Medium Term Planning Engineer Responsibilities:  Overseeing of production & drill and blast engineers  Producing detailed monthly, 3 monthly and LOMschedules for 5 pits  Developing LOMequipment and cost forecasts  Pit design optimisation  Waste rock dump design optimisation  Mentoring of graduates  Detailed monthly reconciliation reports highlighting inefficiencies, trends and opportunities  End of month accruals and reconciliation  Develop and implement site suspension requirements Projects / Achievements:  Developed drill and blast domains and parameters for new project  Optimised ROMand rehandle design for increased efficiencies and capacity  Designed and developed customised drill and blast scheduling tools  Successfully created sequencing plans for a number of different ore body structures  Scheduling and budgeting for waste rock rehabilitation and site closure. Newmont Boddington Gold July 2011 – October 2012 Production Engineer / Drill & Blast Engineer Responsibilities:  Large scale production scheduling (300kt per day expit & 120kt per day crusher feed)  9 months in the drilling & blasting role producing drill pattern design & blast tie-in design (nonel, Ikon & daveytronic)  Drill scheduling for 20 rigs  Blast fragmentation analysis and optimisation  Recording and collecting blasting environmental data from within communities with close proximity to the mine site. Projects / Achievements:  Tyre life improvement projects  Site conversion from non electric to electric blasting systems (Ikon & Daveytronics)
  3. 3. Xstrata Copper – Ernest Henry Mine July 2008 – June 2011 Production Engineer / Drill & Blast Engineer Responsibilities:  Produce daily, weekly and monthly mining schedules which are in line with business’ KPIs.  Manage contractors and project works.  Provide technical assistance and reports for mine managers and superintendents.  18 monthsinthe role of Drill & Blast. Developingdesignsforblast hole patterns,loading requirements, initiation sequence (non electric & Ikon) and blast clearances.  Successful conversion from non electric to Ikon blasting systems.  Blast modelling and immediate design changes to incorporate close proximity of underground operation.  Forecasting and producing budget number for accountants.  End of month accruals and reconciliation Projects / Achievements:  Produced an Drill and Blast Handbook tailored for the site  Managed interaction and developed blasting techniques to accommodate for start-up underground operation within the open pit.  Completed mine closure dump rehabilitation in compliance with DEHP requirements  2 months in the role as mining systems administrator (PITRAM)  3 months as Orica bench hand  3 months operating CAT 793D trucks Maxam - Brisbane, QLD February 2008 - July 2008 Mining Engineer Trainee Responsibilities:  3 months as blast crew bench hand; blast hole priming, loading, tie-ins, dipping and backfilling, stemming, and initiation.  3 monthsworkinginthe technical services department which included pattern design, explosive loading design, initiation design, drill hole survey and borehole tracking.  Technical and hands on experience with non electric and Unitronic systems. Xstrata Copper – Ernest Henry Mine December 2007 – February 2008 Vacation Student – Mining Engineer Responsibilities:  Assisted in technical department with drill and blast designs and survey.  Worked with services crew on dewatering, tailings dam management and blast hole drilling. Projects / Achievements:  Produced scaling machine justification
  4. 4.  Quality assurance and quality control reports. Xstrata Copper – Mt Isa Mines December 2006 – February 2007 Vacation Student – Mining Engineer Responsibilities:  Underground crewtime with ring firing included loading blast holes, dewatering holes and tying in blasts.  Assisted with underground development crews as a jumbo offsider.  Completedvariouscore testings,backfilltestings and backfill material designs with the geotechnical department. Education Masters of Business Administration – Project Management in Infrastructure & Resources Central Queensland University 2013 – 2014 Graduate Diploma of Management Central Queensland University 2010 – 2012 Bachelor of Engineering – Mining University of Queensland 2004 – 2008 Grade 12 Completion Ipswich Grammar School 2003 Overall Position (OP) 3
  5. 5. Skills Computer Software  Microsoft Office Suite  Mine Design: Deswik, Vulcan, Minesight, Talpac  Scheduling: Deswik, Xact, iGantt  Blast Design: Shotplus, SmartShot,Daveytronics Software, Blast Plan  FMS: PITRAM/Dome, Wenco, Jigsaw, APS  Acquire  Ventsim  AutoCAD Equipment  CAT 793D truck Competence gained at Ernest Henry Mine Courses & Certificates MetalliferousGeneral Induction October 2012 Improving Productivity with Efficient Blasting Techniques – Blast Dynamics May 2010 Safe & Efficient Blasting Course – Orica August 2008 Xstrata’s Leadership Development Program July 2010 Health & Safety  General Induction Metalliferous Surface and Underground Nov 2012  Senior First Aid Certificate July 2007  CPR January 2014 (Latestrefresher)  JSERA,RiskAssessment,Take 5/SLAM November14(Latestrefresher)  RIIRIS301D ApplyRiskManagementProcess October2015  RIICOM301D Communicate Information October2015  RIIOHS301D SafetyandHealthInvestigations October2015  RIIRUS201B ConductLocal RiskControl Nov2012 Professional Memberships& Affiliations AusIMM – The MineralsInstitute 2005 – Current MemberGrade PMI – ProjectManagementInstitute QueenslandCharter2013 – Current
  6. 6. References AndrewTheobald Principal MiningEngineer- FriedaRiverProjectatPanAust Email:andrewtheobald@optusnet.com.au Phone:0421 789 122 Letitia Scott Manager Mine Operations –Tom Price Phone:0447 063 108 Aaron Caswell Engineer- Alliance Production Email:acaswell@anglogoldashanti.com.au Phone: 0433 664 456 Jon Nortier Technical ServicesSuperintendent –McArthur RiverMine Email:Jonathon.Nortier@glencore.com.au Phone:08 8975 8291 Mobile:0421 789 122

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