Roster: 5:2/4:3, Extensive Mine Life, Location: Cowal Gold Operation.
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
The purpose of the Senior Geotechnical Engineer role is to provide Geotechnical expertise and support to the Mining Department.
Extensive Mine Life
Underground decline commenced
Relocation support provided
Location: Cowal Gold Operation
At Evolution, were passionate about Our Culture and Values.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity, offering exceptional career environments at our Sites and our Group Office, that are challenging, rewarding and fun for all employees. We are regularly supporting our employees work-life integration and provide a stimulating and inclusive environment to foster development.
Evolution Mining is a leading, growth-focused globally relevant gold company. We were created in late 2011 and operate six wholly owned mines across Australia and Ontario, Canada. In addition, we hold an economic interest in the Ernest Henry copper-gold mine in Queensland.
About the role
The Senior Geotechnical Engineer role offers an exceptional opportunity to plan, conduct, and supervise geotechnical engineering design and analysis related to, pit slope stability, waste rock dumps, tailings storage facilities, and underground excavations. Key result areas in this role include:
Design, implement and review Quality control / quality assurance specifications and documentation for mining and tailings activities.
Provide cost effective, functional and sound designs, that meet design criteria
Ensure formal routine inspections of the pit, dumps, tailings storage facility, and underground excavations are completed, documented, and the consequent remedial actions are communicated and monitored
Analysis and design of corrective measures for geotechnical issues such as rockfalls or other slope instabilities
About our Operation
Our Cowal gold operation is an open pit site and is located 40km North East of West Wyalong in NSW. West Wyalong has many schools, restaurants and sporting teams and is close to several regional centres. Our rosters are designed to help you create a work-life balance and with our recent mine life extension until 2032, it offers increased job security.
Safety is our priority
The safety, health and wellbeing of our people and the communities in which we operate are of paramount importance to us. We believe that every injury is preventable, and we are committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace and empowering our people to stop any unsafe behaviour, enabling everyone to work together towards an injury free workplace.
As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will have a tertiary qualification in Mining / Geoscience / Civil with major in Geomechanics or equivalent. It is also important that you have/ can demonstrate:
Ability to coach mentor, and development direct reports
Open pit geotechnical expertise
Advanced understanding of underground mining a great advantage
Advanced user of geotechnical and CAD software packages
Effective communication skills both verbal and written
Closing date: 28th June 2020
We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to build our team, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex, race or cultural background. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team wholl appreciate what you bring to the table. Youll set and achieve goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape and contribute to the Evolution vision.
As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.