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Senior Mining Engineer Short Term Planning
Full Time

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After an impressive debut in 2013, the Tropicana gold mine has consistently achieved or beaten performance targets. Owned by AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd (70% and manager) and Regis Resources (30%), this large-scale, modern gold operation has been one of the most significant Australian gold discoveries of the last decade.

Along with continued investment and focus on our open-pit mining, Tropicana has also recently commenced underground operations at Boston Shaker. 

Tropicana has now established itself as an industry leader in operational excellence, offering an attractive working environment and contemporary accommodation and facilities

We are now seeking expressions of interest for a Senior Mining Engineer: Short Term Planning to join our Underground Mining team. This role is based at the Tropicana Gold Mine on an 8/6 fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) roster from either Perth or Kalgoorlie.

Accountable to the Superintendent: Underground Planning and working with a team of engineers, this role provides the direction for the underground mining operations by generating mine plans.

The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Be an active safety leader in line with the company’s values, policies and procedures;
  • Lead the production of all necessary designs to support the underground plan (Area Notes/Stope Notes/Development Design);
  • Ensure all plans are completed on time and any risks are adequately communicated to all stakeholders;
  • Monitor and track operational execution against mine plans;
  • Contribute to the development of Mine Planning procedures and systems of work that provide efficient and safe work practices;
  • Help develop and mentor junior engineers.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Behaviours consistent with AngloGold’s values;
  • At least 5 years experience in an underground mine;
  • Experience in mine planning, underground drill and blast and underground mine ventilation;
  • WA First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency is desirable but not essential;
  • Competency with mine planning software, ideally with exposure to Deswik;
  • A broad range of leadership and technical skills relevant to mechanised underground mining;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Permanent work rights in Australia;
  • A National Police Clearance.

To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti’s values and its commitment to safety and the environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a global mining organisation that values its employees and promotes a diverse and inclusive culture.

As well as offering a competitive remuneration package, challenging work and career development prospects we also offer all our permanent employees (and their direct family members) fully paid for private health cover, free annual flu vaccinations, professional memberships, paid parental leave.

We also have a number of active committees and programs that support our employees from a diversity and inclusion, health and wellbeing, and career development perspective. 

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any vacancy advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

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