This position is no longer open for applications

Senior Mining Engineer / Alternate Underground Manager

Senior Mining Engineer / Alternate Underground Manager (9097) Perth, Australia

Salary: AUD180000 - AUD200000 per annum + super + bonus

My client is a successful Western Australian mining producer with a large portfolio of underground and open pit gold projects across WA. They are currently seeking an experienced Senior Mining Engineer/Alternate Underground Manager to join their dynamic team. As a Senior Mining Engineer, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and managing various aspects of their mining operations, ensuring optimal efficiency, safety, and productivity.



  • Lead and manage a team of mining engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support.
  • Develop and implement mining strategies, plans, and designs to optimize production and resource extraction.
  • Conduct feasibility studies, mine planning, and ore reserve estimation to determine project viability and profitability.
  • Monitor and analyze mining operations, identifying areas for improvement and implementing innovative solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless coordination between departments, such as geology, geotechnical engineering, environmental, and health and safety.
  • Develop and enforce safety protocols, ensuring compliance with industry regulations and company policies.
  • Oversee mine production schedules, budgets, and cost control measures to achieve operational targets.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, promoting best practices and innovative technologies within the mining engineering team.



  • Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering
  • Proven experience working as a Mining Engineer within underground operations
  • Strong knowledge of mining principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Proficient in using mining software including Deswik desirable
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire others.
  • Current Underground Mine Manager’s ticket
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong commitment to safety and adherence to ethical and sustainable mining practices.



  • Attractive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Large portfolio of underground and open pit gold projects
  • Permanent staff role – FIFO 8/6 roster



Shortlisting will commence immediately, click apply now or please email your resume to

All communication is treated strictly confidential and will be kept completely private until we have discussed the role and you are comfortable to move forward with the opportunity.

To find out more details on this position or any other opportunities in the mining industry, please call Clint Allen on0480 042 517