Job Details
  • Reference363463B_1600669422
  • LocationWestern Australia
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month 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 competent site-based Mining Engineer for a 4-month contract based in regional WA. There is strong probability for a role extension to be reviewed later in the year. Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer, the Mining Engineer is responsible for providing engineering support enabling the site to provide a safe, reliable and cost-efficient operation.

The core accountabilities of this role will include:

  • Effectively coordinating and continuously improving the mine plan to maximize resource utilization through effective and efficient mining methods.
  • Involvement in 24 hour | weekly planning, actively engaging with and assisting production engineers to meet required quality and adhere to standards
  • Participate in daily 2pm planning meeting, guiding and owning quality of outcomes, providing coaching as required
  • Re-invigorate 2 weekly planning cycle to allow Production Supervisors to understand planned pit development cycle in order to enable effective operational decision making
  • Provide effective oversight of BOP meeting, probing team to explore options, analyse implications and engage cross functionally to seek alignment and optimal design
  • Progress allocated significant projects in a structured and systematic way to unlock mine performance, e.g. 'compliance to plan (volumetric, spatial) project', 'blasting review process'
  • Coaching other engineers to build strong and inclusive working relationships across work group boundaries
  • Actively engaging a range of stakeholders to listen to feedback and share context
  • Using coaching techniques to guide others through complexity, including balancing technical, operational and workload demands

The successful candidate will require:

  • Degree qualifications in Mining Engineering
  • 3+ years in similar role with WA open cut mine planning experience
  • Deswik experience critical
  • High level computer literacy and interpersonal skills
  • High level written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong data analysis skills


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, and you are available immediately, 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.