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Underground Planning Engineer
Full Time

Job Overview

Job Overview

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Location: Enterprise
Roster: 5:2
Salary includes:

  • Performance bonus;
  • Residential allowance;
  • Private health cover;
  • Insurance allowance;
  • Gym membership discount;
  • Other benefits.

Residential: Kalgoorlie/Boulder

About Norton Gold Fields

Norton Gold Fields is one of Australia’s largest domestic gold producers, with a recent annual production of up to 200,000 ounces. The Company has a mining and processing complex in Western Australia’s world-class Kalgoorlie goldfield region, including a highly prospective tenement package of more than 1,000km² surrounding the 3.8Mtpa Paddington Mill.
Currently, Norton Gold Fields is progressing its expansion of two underground mine sites namely Tuart and Enterprise and various open pit projects such as Federal, Jakarta, Golden Funnel, Rose Dam South and Rose Dam North this year.


  • Translate the long-term plan into a high quality, safe and executable short-term or mid-term schedule;
  • Produce cost-effective and practical designs for underground lateral, decline and vertical development, and project plans;
  • Provide technical assistance to the Mine Foreman to establish efficient systems and processes for the Shift Supervisors;
  • Monitor underground operations and identify work required to be included with the weekly/monthly schedule;
  • Produce the production report and Investigate reasons for variance and take corrective action;
  • Conduct routine inspections of the underground to track progress against the weekly schedule;
  • Monitor for improvement of the performance of the underground cycle.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor in Mining Engineering is essential;
  • WA First Class Mine Managers Certificate (essential);
  • At least 4-5 years of underground mining experience;
  • Current unrestricted “C” Class WA manual drivers licence;
  • Satisfactory NPC clearance;
  • Valid work visa, permanent residency or Australian citizenship


  • Salary, performance bonus, residential allowance, private health cover, insurance allowance, gym membership discount, other benefits;
  • Comprehensive health and wellbeing programs including EAP support;
  • Family-friendly roster.

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