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Job Title:  Engineer - E&I and Control Systems

Job Location: 

Carrapateena Mine, SA, AU, 5713

Job Description: 

The Role



Join Australia's most exciting new underground mining project. Carrapateena will be a large scale world class mine built and operated by world class people. We are building a modern mine site in South Australia and getting operationally ready for seamless commissioning. This role is now available and we need your help.


At OZ Minerals Carrapateena, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career. 


Location: Site based at Carrapateena

Roster: 8 days on 6 days off; travel 100% on company time from Adelaide or Port Augusta

Reporting to: Electrical Superintendent

Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later.

Key Responsibilities


The Engineer Electrical E&I and PCS will focus on ensuring the value of Carrapateena is maximised. specifically, this includes:


Engineering and Technical Stewardship

  • Member of a team to continually improve the performance and capability of the Carrapateena fixed plant equipment, through application of engineering disciplines and reliable decision making.  This includes effective delivery of Engineering capital projects, activities and tasks.
  • Technical Stewardship of the site’s High Voltage and OT systems, including Rockwell PlantPAx DCS.
  • Ensure any engineering design is safe, effective and reliable for the business needs.
  • Team member of multiple technical disciplines to provide engineering support for improving equipment performance, capability and reduce life cycle costs.
  • Support the Asset Strategy and Maintenance Execution teams in their “ownership” of plant functional areas.  Promote collaboration within the team to harness the multi-discipline skills available.  Skill and knowledge sharing are paramount for success.
  • Deliver improvement opportunities to achieve expected benefits (safety, cost, throughput or quality).
  • Management and coordination of external service providers or consultants where required.
  • Promote the following of standard department business processes and communicate these effectively.
  • Ensure all work is planned and scheduled to agreed levels of efficiency.


Continuous Improvement

  • Actively participate in the Continuous Improvement business process. 
  • Ensure opportunities have been evaluated and prioritised before executing the improvement project.
  • Seek opportunities to improve tools, practices, development of the people and processes. 
  • Advocate for the initiation of the improvement DMAIC lifecycle in solving challenges.
  • Ensure improvements are implemented in a safe, effective and financially responsible manner.

Applicant Requirements


  • Proven technical support expertise in E & I (Electrical and Instrumentation) Engineering and PCS (Process Control Systems) - Rockwell Plant PAx experience preferred
  • Proven experience with materials handling systems, construction, project and contract management
  • Extensive engineering experience in a heavy industrial, mining resources or minerals processing environment
  • Safety orientated with sound OH&S knowledge
  • Sound exposure delivering engineering projects and technical support to maintenance teams including safety, quality, cost and timeframe commitments
  • Achieve results in limited time frames
  • Industrial processing within a continuous operation
  • Experience using CMMS, EAM, ERP solutions (SAP preferred)
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office suite
  • Project management methodologies (PMBOK)
  • Collaborative worker who is effective in building and maintaining networks and relationships
  • Proven experience developing technical documents.

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company


We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a core focus on copper, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100). We own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold mine and progressing the West Musgrave project (Australia's largest undeveloped copper-nickel resource). Uniquely, our focus is on creating value for all our stakeholders: employees, communities, shareholders, supplier and government equally. We care about not just what you do but also how you do it. Our How we work together principles underpin everything we do.


Carrapateena is an iron-oxide copper-gold deposit located in South Australia on the eastern margin of the Gawler Craton. Carrapateena is one of the country's largest undeveloped copper deposits and will be developed as a modern Sub Level Cave.


If you satisfy all the applicant requirements and think you can make a difference, please apply below.


Applications close 2 weeks from open date.

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