Mining Engineer | [F32]

Mining Engineer | [F32]

18 Dec
Leading company

18 Dec

Leading company


After an impressive debut in 2013, the Tropicana gold mine has consistently achieved or beaten performance targets. Owned by AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd (70% and manager) and Independence Group NL (30%), this large-scale, modern gold operation has been one of the most significant Australian gold discoveries of the last decade.

Along with continued investment and focus on our open pit mining, Tropicana has also recently commenced underground operations at Boston Shaker. 

Tropicana has now established itself as an industry leader in operational excellence, offering an attractive working environment and contemporary accommodation and facilities

We are now seeking an experienced Mining Engineer to join our Open Pit mine planning team at Tropicana. This permanent position is accountable to the Integrated Planning Manager and is offered on a FIFO 8/6 roster from Perth or Kalgoorlie.

The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

- Be an active safety leader in line with the company values, policies and procedures

- Produce executable open pit mine and waste dump designs across multiple horizons, from short term staging pit design to LOM mine design

- Other designs as required such as stockpiles, roads, and tailings dam construction bulk earthworks

- Generate minestar machine files to achieve the mine plan to design

- Monitor and track operational execution against mine plans

- Identify, assess and manage risks to the execution of the mine plan

- Provide effective communication of all plans and identified risks to all stakeholders across the operation

The ideal candidate will possess:

- A degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent

- 2 - 5 years post graduate mining experience

- Advanced Microsoft Office software skills

- Experience with Alastri mine planning software suite

- Demonstrable high-level Vulcan design skills

- Drill and Blast experience and WA shotfirer’s licence would be well regarded

- Practical Open pit mining experience

- Knowledge & experience of underground mining would be well regarded

- Understanding of interaction between open pit and underground mining, including ventilation and blasting.

- Good communication skills and ability to work in a team

- Hold, or be willing to obtain a WA Quarry Manager’s Certificate

To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti's values and its commitment to safety and the environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a global mining organisation that values its employees and promotes a diverse and inclusive culture.

As well as offering a competitive remuneration package (base annual salary in the range $120,000.00 - $140,000.00), challenging work and career development prospects we also offer all our permanent employees (and their direct family members) fully paid for private health cover, free annual flu vaccinations, professional memberships, paid parental leave.

We also have a number of active committees and programs that support our employees from a diversity and inclusion, health and wellbeing, and career development perspective. 

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any vacancy advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

Applications close 13 January 2021

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