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Senior Mine Production Engineer
Full Time

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Role Details

Gold Fields – St Ives is currently seeking a Senior Engineer: Mine Production to join their Underground Team at Hamlet.

Reporting to the Unit Manager: Underground Mining, you will facilitate the safe and optimal extraction of gold from underground mining operations. In compliance with site Environmental and Safety Standards, you will be responsible for all mining aspects including the development and implementation of production plans in line with short to medium term planning targets.

Safety is a core value at Gold Fields, and we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of our company.

This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off roster and would require the incumbent to be residential in Kalgoorlie or Kambalda or fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) from Perth.

Benefits include
Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:

  • Short-term and long-term bonus scheme;
  • Private health insurance allowance;
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance;
  • Virgin Velocity reward points;
  • Continual training and the ability to expand your career;
  • Salary Sacrifice options.

Duties of the role:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of weekly, monthly and quarterly production plans in line with operational targets;
  • Supervision of stope design process and subsequent drill and blast plans to maximise recovery and minimise dilution;
  • Ensure business success by developing, implementing and recording mine information to ensure safe and economic target delivery;
  • Reconciliation of mined plan versus actual to identify improvement areas;
  • Direct and lead all members of the technical and operational mining team and ensure goal unity through concise communication;
  • Actively identifying risks and threats to safely achieving targets and develop, establish and manage programs to ensure risk elimination/minimisation;
  • Apprising the Underground Manager of issues that may affect safe and efficient production through frequent communication in an appropriate manner;
  • Enhancing the capability of the business to achieve improved performance and growth by actively contributing to business and cultural improvement initiatives, encouraging team members to participate and identify barriers to goal achievement;
  • Act as the Deputy Underground Manager when required.

About you:

  • WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency;
  • Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering or related discipline;
  • Supervisory or Management Training;
  • Substantial underground engineering experience, with exposure to all production phases (preferably gold);
  • Exposure to contract and owner mining environments;
  • Exposure to Microsoft office and mining software such as Vulcan, Deswik, and Deswik Scheduler.

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae by clicking the “Apply for job” button.

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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