Senior Mining Engineer

Location:West Wyalong
Job Type:Full Time

Site: Cowal

Senior Mining Engineer (Open Pit)

  • Roster: 5:2/4:3
  • Cowal is located 40km North East of West Wyalong, NSW
  • Cowal is developing an underground project

The Role
Cowal Gold Operation are currently searching for a Senior Mining Engineer to join our growing operation. Reporting to the Superintendent – Mine Engineering, you will provide technical expertise in developing and maintaining short- and long-term strategic plans for the Cowal Gold Operations and associated data management systems. Supervise and coach the work of the Mining Engineers involved in daily and weekly scheduling and drill and blast designs.

What you’ll bring
Our values of Safety, Excellence, Accountability and Respect guide how we act each and every day, they are the basis of our company culture. You will demonstrate your ‘safety first’ mindset and how you strive for excellence and take pride in your work. You will strive to improve, be bold in your thinking and be accountable for your work and ‘own it’. Working in a collaborative team you will be open to feedback, respect other’s opinions and challenge constructively to build trust and create an inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work.

Technically you will have:
  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering
  • Qualification in Leadership or Management would be advantageous
  • Advanced user of one of the planning / engineering modelling software packages
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written

You will be a self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic, have extensive experience in long and short term planning, with well-developed scheduling and budgeting skills. Possess the ability to communicate and report on the operation’s production scheduling, monitoring and planning systems and production resource requirements. While having a great commitment to maintaining health, safety and security standards and principles.

What we offer
We want your time at Evolution to be a highlight of your career. We will dare you to think differently, act like an owner and live our values of safety, accountability, excellence and respect.

We take pride in looking after our people and are passionate about personal development. We will help you build on your strengths, appreciate your diversity, provide opportunities for your development and challenge you to be your best. We will make sure you are clear on your accountabilities and have the right resources, systems and tools to achieve and succeed in your role.

As a growth focused business, we recognise our people’s efforts and reward the outcomes they deliver, as well as how they delivered them. We offer competitive salaries and bonus structures and have for the past five years invited our people to share in our success through an employee share scheme.

We are proud to be globally recognised leaders in sustainability. We recognise work-life integration and offer flexible working arrangements, subsidised private health insurance and a range of health and wellbeing options providing a stimulating and inclusive work environment.

About Evolution
It’s all in the name… we’ve evolved from a small company in 2011 into a globally relevant gold mining business with a reputation of delivering value for all stakeholders. Our diversified portfolio combining production and growth has made it become the third largest ASX listed gold miner.

We own and operate five gold operations across Australia, three are in Queensland, one in New South Wales and one in Western Australia. We are proud of our sustainability efforts with a focus to deliver long-term stakeholder value through safe, low-cost gold production in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

Underpinning it all, is our Australian story and spirit.

About Cowal
Our Cowal gold operation is an open pit site and is located 40km North East of West Wyalong in NSW. This site is residential meaning each of our 400 site employees return to their own home each night rather than a camp. West Wyalong has many schools, restaurants and sporting teams and is close to several regional centres. Our rosters are designed to help you create a work-life balance and with our recent mine life extension until 2032, it offers increased job security.

Safety is our priority
The safety, health and wellbeing of our people is of paramount importance to us. We believe that every injury is preventable, and we are committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace and empowering our people to stop any unsafe behaviour, enabling everyone to work together towards an injury free workplace.

We want our people to go home safely to their family and friends and we inspire a safety culture where people do the right thing for themselves and those around them because they believe in safety, not just because there is a rule in place.