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Job Title:  Senior Engineer - Block Cave (Operations)

Job Location: 

Carrapateena Mine, SA, AU, 5713

Job Description: 

The Role


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 OZ Minerals 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.    


Your New Role

We are looking for a collaborative and innovative Senior Engineer Mining to join the team and help us on a journey from studies and into execution.


Location: Carrapateena, South Australia (60-minute flight from Adelaide)

Roster: 8 days on; 6 days off - we are open to flexibility in this role - talk to us! 

Reporting to: Operations Superintendent

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

How You Will Create Impact


  • Deliver key innovation & technology projects that will/are transforming how we operate
  • Champion value-add initiatives and projects that result in continuous improvement of the mining operations team
  • Collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders to optimise rapid development which will accelerate the delivery of the Block Cave Expansion
  • Collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders to optimise excavation of large chambers for the second stage of the Carrapateena underground materials handling system 

What We Value


  • A broad exposure to the practical aspects of mining, underground experience and shift supervisor time is desirable
  • Project management skills/experience
  • Business improvement skills/experience, including the ability to build and communicate value propositions, and measure the success of a project
  • Leadership skills/experience
  • Previous experience delivering technology-based projects
  • Formal qualifications in Mining Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology or Metallurgy.

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company


If the above excites you, and even makes you a little nervous, then we want you to apply! It’s an exciting and transformative time for us; and we need creative, collaborative and great people like you.

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.

Who are we? We are OZ Minerals, a modern mining company.
If you satisfy all the applicant requirements and think you can make a difference, please apply below.

Applications close: 15/12/2021


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