Job Details
  • Reference367978B_1610430948
  • LocationEast Pilbara
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted10 days ago
  • ConsultantNaomi Byrne

As one of Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our client, one of Australia's leading resources companies, is seeking to engage a site-based Design Planning Engineer on a 4 month contract in the WA Pilbara on a 4 : 3 roster.


Reporting to the Senior Mine Planning Engineer, this role is responsible for carrying out detailed mine design work and some aspects of short-term production scheduling associated with the delivery of the 2 year and 3 month mine plans to set standards.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Deliver operational pit designs and related infrastructure designs for 2 Year & 3 month mine plans.
  • Must be capable of understanding design standards, procedures and mine physicals
  • Haulage scheduling, optimisation, waste dump designs and schedules
  • Adherence to quality design standards


Qualifications and skills required:

  • Relevant experience gained as a mining engineer with planning and design experience
  • Bachelor's degree in mining engineering or similar
  • Practical approach to engineering and design problems
  • Knowledge in open pit mining preferably in iron ore and surface mining
  • Short to medium term planning and scheduling and mine design knowledge
  • Computer proficiency (Excel, MS Office, Vulcan, Alastri suite of software's)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team orientation and strong ability to take initiatives

All candidates must be registered through Chandler Macleod, undertake a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol test and provide a National Police Clearance and references. If the above sounds like you, please use the 'apply now' button to send through your most up to date CV, with a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying, and we shall be in touch soon.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.