Job title: Senior Planning Mining Engineer - Underground
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Perth
Industry: Mining, Energy & Resources, Engineering
Salary $207000 per annum
Reference: BH-13754
Contact name: Lianne Adlington
Contact email:
Job description

Position:  Senior Mine Planning Engineer- Underground
Location: Perth, WA
Salary: $185K + super 7.5% - 15% bonus

About the Role:  
As a Senior Mine Planning Engineer you will play a crucial role in optimising mining operations through strategic planning, design and scheduling for our clients’ new start up project. You will be responsible for the design and optimisation of mine plans of various lengths, utilising industry standard software to model resources and simulate extraction processes. You will lead and coordinate a team of engineers, ensuring collaborative development and execution of mine plans while adhering to operational requirements, geotechnical constraints and safety standards. Your expertise will be essential in communicating technical information to stakeholders through reports and presentations and in promoting continuous improvement of operations.
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Develop short, medium and long-term mine plans, ensuring optimal underground development, stope designs and mining methods
  • Prepare underground mine development and production schedules that includes supervising teams of engineers, coordinating mining engineering activities with teams, surveyors, geologists and contractor teams
  • Monitor day- to day mining operations and equipment
  • Provide mine designs, schedules and reviews for underground capital and mine planning cost budgets and forecasts
The Benefits: 
  • Work- life Balance: enjoy the flexibility of a 6/8 roster, allowing you to balance work and life while still advancing in your career
  • Considerable Bonuses: be rewarded for performance and dedication with generous bonus structure ($8000 pa Retention Bonus, short and long- term incentives in remuneration)
  • Career Advancement: unlock your potential with a future full of possibilities to grow alongside the company (tuition reimbursement and study leave)
  • Other Benefits: employee discounts program, gender- neutral paid parental leave of up to 18 weeks
About our client:
This company is a rapidly growing gold exploration and development company in Australia that is committed to sustainable and responsible mining practices, with a strong focus on working collaboratively to be the next mid-tier gold producer. Their dynamic team thrives on empowering and challenging their teams while providing support to navigate challenges and opportunities and to encourage career advancement. Their core values include unwavering priority on safety and sustainability, empowerment of a positive and respectful workforce, nurturing of their workforce and fostering a winning workforce.
Join them and be part of a team that is shaping the future of mining!
Key Criteria: 
  • Tertiary qualification in mining engineering or related discipline
  • 7+ years’ experience in underground mining operations
  • 2+ years in a senior mine planning role
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation and regulations
  • Skills in mine planning and scheduling software Deswik (& Deswik IS)
  • Licenses and Qualifications: Current WA C- Class Driver’s License + First Class Mine Managers ticket (or experience to qualify)
Get in touch with us today to discuss the opportunities in Perth – There has never been a better time than NOW!

About Us:
Fetch Recruitment is an Australian-owned recruitment consultancy, specialising in delivering customised recruitment solutions within the construction, property, engineering, and office support industries. We pride ourselves on delivering quality talent efficiently, with a commitment to an honest recruitment process. Delivering long-term benefits to both candidates and clients, we utilise our expertise and solid relationships to assist our customers in achieving the outcomes they require for success.

For further information on this position, or to discuss any other openings, please apply directly for this role or call Aaron for a confidential chat on 0420284219 or
Employer questions
Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
Report this job advert
Be careful- Don’t provide your bank or credit card details when applying for jobs.
Learn how to protect yourself