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Mine Engineer Production

Apply now Job no: 492329
Work type: Full Time - NOVA
Location: All
Categories: Engineering - Mining


At IGO, our people are important to us. We are investing in training and development to create empowered employees. Together with a working environment where people are bold, passionate, fearless and fun we are building a smarter, kinder, more innovative company. We believe in a world where people power makes amazing things happen and we are here to make a difference! 


This role is critical to ensuring the timely implementation of operational activities.  This role is responsible for Drill & Blast and Short term production, monitoring and design Drill & Blast function of underground operations through application of best practice process to maximise value to the operation. If you enjoy working in a dynamic and diverse environment and thrive on a challenge, this role could be for you! Key duties will also include:

  • General production engineering responsibilities and stope design including
  • Production drill plans
  • Charge plans
  • Stope reconciliation
  • Vertical development design
  • Service hole design
  • Development and implementation of weekly production schedules to meet monthly targets;
  • Daily monitoring and recording of production progress; and
  • Liaising with the mining contractor to ensure highest standards of ore extraction are achieved.


This is a permanent full- time position, offered on an attractive 8:6 FIFO roster from Perth.  This is an exciting time to be involved in the Technical Services department at Nova; which places significant focus on providing opportunity for experience across multiple mining engineering disciplines. You will be supported, receiving ongoing career development as well as a competitive remuneration package including bonus opportunity.


Along with a self-motivated and collaborative attitude, you will also have the following:

  • Previous experience working in operational, design and/or scheduling role in an underground mining environment, ideally with exposure to base metals;
  • A tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or related discipilne;
  • Proficient with mine design software packages, Deswik highly desired;
  • Enjoy working in a diverse, fast paced environment and have an ability to ‘think on your feet’;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written;
  • A high level of attention to detail and ability to work to firm deadlines;
  • To have completed your underground time in order to satisfy the requirements of sitting for WA Underground Shift Supervisors Certificate and WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency; and
  • National Police Clearance obtained within the last three months.



Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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