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Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Underground
Full Time

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Job Overview

  • CategoryEngineering
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  • Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Underground
  • Salary: $
  • Important Information: Flexible roster arrangement available!
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Senior Underground Geotechnical Engineer

  • Flexible roster arrangements are available;
  • Extensive mine life;
  • New Underground start-up operation;
  • Cowal Gold Operation.

About us
At Evolution, we’re passionate about our culture and values. Cowal Gold Operation is currently an open-pit site. An underground pre-feasibility study was recently completed along with the declaration of a maiden underground ore reserve. The underground project is now in feasibility and a second exploration decline has been approved and is scheduled to commence shortly.

This is a rare opportunity to be involved in starting a new underground mine, and use your skills and experience to set up the geotechnical systems, processes and influence the strategic geotechnical direction for the underground operation, whilst being able to go home each night to your family.

Our Cowal Gold Operation is a residential open-cut, underground and ore processing operation, located 40km North-East of West Wyalong in NSW. Our rosters are designed to help you create a work-life balance and our recent mine life extension until 2032, offers increased job security.

About the role
The Senior Underground Geotechnical Engineer role is responsible for providing sound geotechnical risk mitigation and guidance to the mining operations. Key result areas include:

  • Assist with input into the Pastefill plant design and pastefill specifications during the feasibility stage;
  • Plan, conduct geotechnical engineering design and analysis related to underground excavations;
  • Provide cost-effective, functional and sound designs, that meet design criteria, ensure the safety of personnel and maximise the recovery of the ore reserve;
  • Review and maintenance of the Ground Control Management Plan (GCMP);
  • Collaborate with Feasibility Study Team to ensure geotechnical deliverables are achieved;
  • Work closely with the Operational and Technical Open Pit Mining teams.

About you
To be successful you will have a tertiary qualification in mining geotechnical engineering or related discipline, a post-graduate degree in Geomechanics would be advantageous. It is also important that you have an advanced understanding of underground mining and you can demonstrate:

  • Ability to coach mentor, and develop direct reports;
  • Commitment to safety, quality and teamwork;
  • Previous operation start-up experience will be highly regarded;
  • Previous Pastefill operational experience is an advantage;
  • Advanced user of geotechnical and CAD software packages;
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written.

Why join us?
When you join our Cowal Gold Operation, you will be part of a dynamic and supportive operation progressing through an exciting growth stage!

  • Extensive life of mine;
  • Supportive and collaborative team;
  • Competitive salary and attractive short and long-term bonus scheme;
  • Exceptional benefits and salary packaging options;
  • Ongoing development and growth opportunities;
  • Join a company that continuously invests in its people.

We thank you for taking the time of submitting your application. For more information, you can contact aimee.farmer@evolutionmining.com

As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.

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