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Job Title:  Mine Production and Mine Design Engineers (Expression of Interest)

Job Location: 

Carrapateena Mine, SA, AU, 5713

Job Description: 



Our purpose is to bring people and resources together to build a better world.


About Carrapateena
Carrapateena is a large-scale, world class modern mine operated by world class people. This exciting role is now available, and we want the very best of the best on deck to lead the team and collectively deliver exceptional results.
At Carrapateena, we believe our greatest asset is our people and we are working hard to provide a wonderful mix of age, cultural and geographical backgrounds to further enrich our inclusive workplace culture. We truly value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration, we are here to unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career to go beyond what is possible.    


We are seeking expression of interest from enthusiastic and innovative mining engineers to join Carrapateena! These roles are part of the Mine Technical and Technology team, where the team is responsible for the key technical and operational functions for the mine. This includes:

  • Operations Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Capital Mine Projects (Raiseboring, Civils, Ventilation, Electrical, Technology)
  • Production Engineering
  • Mine Design
  • Scheduling
  • Ventilation
  • Survey


We provide an environment where there is ample opportunity to be exposed to all of the functions. We currently have openings in Mine Design, Production Engineering and Operations Improvement roles.

We are looking to match your skills, experience and interest with one of these open roles!

Your New Role


Location: Carrapateena, South Australia (60-minute flight from Adelaide / 30-minute flight from Port Augusta))
Roster:  8 days on; 6 days off
Pay & Benefits: We want to attract the very best talent to join our team. As such, what we offer is generous when compared to Australian mining industry pay and benefits. Carrapateena offers a range of facilities at our Tjungu camp, which include a modern dining hall and tavern, walking tracks, bike hire, indoor/outdoor gym with reformer pilates equipment and a recreation/games room.   
Work Life Plans: We believe in empowering our people to make their own choices on how they can best achieve their work.  We can build flexible working arrangements based on ‘whole of life’ needs taking into consideration both role requirements and personal/family life.

How You Will Create Impact


Key Tasks (potential requirements, but not limited to): 

  • Demonstrate safety leadership and contribute to safety audits, checks and compliance activities.
  • Compliance reporting of key production metrics to monitor performance and identify schedule threats or opportunities.
  • Participation in mine planning processes to ensure accurate forecasting and interaction management.
  • Complete general mine engineering tasks to support safe and efficient execution of the mine plan.
  • Ensuring drill & blast, development, sequence, or production plans are produced to support mining activity.
  • Ensure quality assurance and quality control checks are up to date and compliant with policies and procedures.
  • Auditing and reconciliation of data inputs to ensure reporting accuracy.
  • Ensure compliance to draw control policies and procedures. 
  • Contribute to and maintain various databases to support mine operations.
  • Participate in and/or lead the weekly, monthly, and quarterly mine planning processes for the mine – focusing on interactions between teams and linking the Quarterly Forecast to the Weekly Plan.
  • Coordinate and engage planning & design meetings, as well as driving interaction, innovation, and teamwork between various groups.
  • Management & stewardship of documentation related to mine design processes and procedures. 
  • Underground visits with mining and construction teams to support/ensure QA/QC of mine plans.
  • Champion the Mine Operating System (MOS) process across all departments and activities on site.
  • Communication and engagement with operators, supervisor, and foremen.
  • Involvement in short - medium-term project work as required and/or as requested.
  • Live the How We Work Together Principles of Innovating, Including, Collaborating, Planning, Delivering, and Integrity.

What We Value

We are looking for applicants who champion the following characteristics:

  • Collaborating – I partner internally and externally to deliver great things together
  • Delivering – I use initiative and deliver high quality outcomes
  • Integrity – I build trust by being open and transparent and am quick to admit mistakes


•    Degree qualified Mining Engineer.
•    12 months underground practical experience


•    Exposure to production drill and blast design and process.
•    Experience in mine planning and scheduling of mining activities and projects.
•    Experience in mine design.
•    Good understanding of interactions between mining and other site functions such as projects, construction, maintenance, and processing.
•    Good working relationship with operational supervisors and coordinators.
•    Proficiency with Mine Planning software and experience with scheduling software; preferably Deswik.
•    Professional membership in AusIMM.

Apply Now


Unlock your potential and help us challenge the status quo, while doing the best work of your life.
We want creative and passionate people on our team, who can go beyond what's possible to make lives better.
What we do is centered around creating shared value for our stakeholders. And how we do things is what makes us unique.
We know everyone's best work takes different shapes and forms, and we are committed to empowering and harnessing this difference. 

For us, development is continuous, learning is holistic, and How We Work Together is more than just a tagline.

If you think you can make a difference, please apply below.

Applications close in two weeks.

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