Senior Mining Engineer


Hunter Valley Operations moves in excess of 114 MBCM of material per annum using equipment that includes two draglines and three rope shovels, supported by a fleet of Excavators & haul trucks. Located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, NSW, this site offers great career opportunities and lifestyle benefits.

We are seeking a motivated Mining Engineer with 2+ years’ experience to join our team at Hunter Valley Operations. Reporting to the Technical Services Superintendent, in this role you will be responsible for supporting the mining operation with designs and schedules that are operationally and technically robust and maximise value. This role encompasses a 3 month to LOM time frame which covers both Budget and LOM planning horizons.

The specific responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Providing leadership and being a role model for safety on site.
  • Mentoring and leading a team of engineers
  • Produce mine designs and schedules that promote the safe and efficient mining of waste and coal.
  • Optimise the mine plan by providing options to maximise value through mine design and scheduling.
  • Liaise with large range of stakeholders regarding Medium to Long term mine design and scheduling.

You will hold formal qualifications in Mining or Civil Engineering with a demonstrated background in a similar role. You will have exceptional communication and stakeholder engagement skills and competency in mine design software, preferably Vulcan and Deswik.

Applications close 28th July 2020