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Senior Mining Engineer
Full Time

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Northern Star Resources is the global gold growth company, with three large, high margin production centres exclusively in the tier one locations of Western Australia and Alaska, USA. Production guidance is 1.6 million ounces in the current financial year, before climbing to 2 million ounces by FY27.

Current Reserves of 19Moz underpin long mine lives across the portfolio, with further upside from an enviable track record in exploration and discovery. Responsible and progressive ESG practices are integral to the Northern Star business.

Northern Star has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a Senior Mining Engineer to be responsible for the coordination of the engineering technical team and mining contractor incumbents to achieve forecast mine physicals at our world-class Carosue Dam Operations. This opportunity is offered on an 8 days on, 6 days off roster either fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) from Perth or bus-in, bus-out (BIBO) from Kalgoorlie.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering short-term planning for the operations;
  • Supervising day-to-day operations in the engineering department;
  • Reviewing and optimising life of mine and quarterly budget schedules;
  • Providing coverage as the Alternate Underground Manager when required;
  • Achieving financial objectives as defined in the budget plan;
  • Recognising skills and interests of mining personnel in order to develop career paths within Northern Star;
  • Utilising and communicating the incumbent’s understanding of mining engineering matters;
  • Focusing on continuous business improvement;
  • Capital project execution.


Required skills and experience:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Mining Engineering;
  • 5+ years experience in underground mining engineering roles;
  • Competence and proficiency with mining software Deswik and VentSim;
  • WA first-class mine managers certificate;
  • Previous experience with contractor management;
  • “C” class Western Australian drivers licence;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated staff management skills.


Why join us?

When you join, you join the next exciting growth stage of Northern Star. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business.


In joining Northern Star, you’ll experience:

  • A vibrant hub of activity, with the ability to be part of a successful and productive team;
  • A great company culture with the opportunity to lead and develop a great workforce;
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within a company that continuously invest in their people;
  • Exciting, fast-paced work environment with a motivated and driven workforce;
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses and exceptional benefits;
  • Membership access to our GOLDSTARR reward gateway program.


Ready to take the next step in your career? Click the “Apply for job” button now and tell us everything we need to know about you!


Northern Star actively supports and contributes to the local communities in which we operate. We recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.

Want to know more about Northern Star? Check out our Company Profile here.

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

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