Specialist Mining Engineer | Hunter Valley

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Location:Australia

About BHP


At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the Role


We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Mining Engineer who can contribute to mine planning in a large, complex, open-cut truck and shovel operation at our Mt Arthur Mine Site in the Hunter Valley Region.

The Mining Engineer role is a pivotal position within the Mine Planning team at Mt Arthur as you provide safe and efficient designs and schedules to support the operational teams through execution of the mine plan.

Located in the beautiful Hunter Valley this is your opportunity to have a rewarding career based in a sought after lifestyle location.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Design safe and efficient dump designs.
  • Develop mine haulage strategies and schedules.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Operational representatives to deliver key schedule objectives.
  • Effectively communicate mine planning outputs to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Pursue continuous improvement opportunities throughout your day-to-day work.
  • Complete reconciliations to ensure accuracy in your work.
  • Manage risk through the application of geotechnical controls in both design and scheduling.
  • Optimise haulage and dump sequencing to enable production performance.

About You


You will have a tertiary qualification in Mining/Civil Engineering or Geology with the relevant experience in an open cut mining operation.

Working knowledge of Vulcan, Deswik and/or Spry software is essential.

Due to the nature of this role your people and communication skills are of the upmost. You will be required to liaise, negotiate and influence a range of internal and external stakeholders.

On offer to you:

You will benefit from a rewarding career path, an excellent remuneration package inclusive of competitive salary, performance bonus, employee share options and a relocation package to take up a residential role in the Hunter Valley.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce


The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.