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Role Details:

Reporting to the Senior Engineer: Mine Planning, you will be responsible for determining the optimal extraction for the ore-body, developing and distributing mine plans and schedules to communicate this strategy and monitoring the ongoing mining operation to check the performance of the plan.


As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields to create enduring value beyond mining.

This role can be offered as residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie or Fly in Fly out from Perth on an 8 days on 6 days off roster. Bus transportation is offered to and from the site for residential candidates and relocation assistance will be offered to the successful candidate if required.


Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme

  • Salary sacrifice options

  • Increased annual leave entitlements

  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service

  • Annual salary review


About the role:

  • Implement strategies and initiatives to achieve best practices and business objectives.

  • Ensure all design work gives due consideration to the safety and well-being of all employees;

  • Ensure designs and schedules are optimised to meet the mine targets.

  • Undertake conceptual and detailed mine design, assessments and schedules to maximise the deliverable economic potential of the ore-body.

  • Ensure the quality of all plans delivered to the operation is practical and technically sound to enable efficient production.

  • Undertake capital and project works including design, assessment, and project management.

  • Coordinate and liaise with consultants for specialist works;

  • Maintain electronic filing system for mine planning design and construction.


About you:

  • Have a Bachelor of Mining Engineering or related discipline.

  • Have completed your practical time necessary to obtain a First Class Mine Managers Certificate,

  • Display strong underground technical experience, with exposure to all production phases preferably in gold.

  • Be proficient in mining software such, preferably Deswik, and Microsoft Office

  • Hold a valid driver’s license


Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia


Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce. We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance, and success. We strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.