Senior Open Pit Mining Engineer - Perth, Australia

SRK Perth
Level 1 10 Richardson Street West Perth, Western Australia 6005 Australia PO Box 943 West Perth, Western Australia 6872 Australia
+61 8 9288 2000
+61 8 9288 2001

SRK Consulting is an employee-owned, independent, international consulting practice, providing integrated consulting services to the international resource sector.

We are seeking a Senior Open Pit Mining Engineer who is a mining industry specialist with operational and technical skills to join our experienced open cut team In Perth.

Description of Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will deliver consulting services on open pit hard rock mining projects.  You will actively collaborate with colleagues in developing and supporting SRK’s mining business and capabilities nationally.

Reporting directly to the managing Principal, your primary focus will be providing technical leadership in mine planning, design and scheduling and your proficiency in the use of mining software will be essential.  Consulting assignments can include planning and design work, project reviews and site secondments.

Essential Requirements:

As a suitably qualified Mining Engineer, ideally, you will have over 7 years of open cut experience with relevant exposure to projects in the Australian mining industry, either in operations or a similar consultancy role.

  • A recognised degree in mining engineering
  • Recent experience with industry accepted mine design and scheduling software
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Willingness to undertake site secondments
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Ability to learn to write high quality, succinct technical reports
  • Desire to exceed client expectations
  • Australian Permanent Residency or Citizenship essential

Desirable Requirements:

  • Vulcan open pit design skills
  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary project teams, under dynamic and sometimes challenging conditions
  • Enthusiasm for business development and growth
  • Ability to travel at short notice to both national and international destinations

In return for considering a future with us, we offer:

  • An attractive compensation package
  • Diversity of projects and clients within a non-hierarchical technically-focussed consultancy environment
  • Opportunity to purchase shares in the company at both the local and global level; the SRK Group is an independent group, owned by its employees
  • Access to the Performance bonus system
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible work environment and city-based location

To find out more about this opportunity please contact SRK at  Alternatively, please apply through Seek.   All discussions are strictly confidential.

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