Engineer - Mining (UG Production)

Evolution Mining

Location: West Wyalong

Job Type: Full time


Evolution Mining Limited

Mining Engineer – Underground Production

  • Residential - 5/2/4/3 Roster or optional DIDO – 8/6 Roster (Day Shifts)
  • Extended mine life until 2040
  • Industry competitive salary and a range of employee benefits

About us

Evolution Mining has evolved from a small company into a globally relevant gold mining business with a reputation of delivering value for all stakeholders. Our overriding priority is safety. We dare our people to think differently, we act like owners, and we live our values of safety, accountability, excellence, and respect. We want people’s time at Evolution to be a highlight of their career, forging a company that’s known for sustainable excellence, and attracting the best talent, not only to Evolution, but also to our industry.

Our Cowal gold operation is located 40km Northeast of West Wyalong in NSW. This site is residential meaning our employees return to their own home each night rather than a camp. 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 it offers increased job security.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer UG, the Poducion Engineer is responsible for the production engineering functions to support the underground mining operations team, to deliver annual budgets within required standards (safety, values and cost).The key function of the Production Engineer UG is to liaise between the Technical Services team, Contractor and Mine Operations departments.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures, Safe Work Instructions/Processes, and design standards for operational activities
  • Drill & Blast including, developing and providing safe and efficient drill and blast plans to drilling and blasting contractors to ensure good production outcomes
  • Planning, including developing, documenting and communicating 1 week production schedules and prioritizing the key activities that drive the short-range forecast
  • Monitoring and Support, including, daily production data capturing and reporting, developing, and delivering communications to mining crews
  • Ensuring that operational activities are carried out in accordance with applicable Health and Safety Acts, Regulations, Australian Standards and site regulations
  • Commitment to living and supporting the Evolution values of Safety, Excellence Accountability, Respect
  • Leading a safety culture of continuous improvement and playing an active role in our Net Zero 2050 goal

About you

This is an opportunity for a driven and collaborative Engineer who is seeking an opportunity in a new underground mining operation. You must be capable of maintaining good relationships with all teams, identifying where plans and actions are diverging and addressing the gaps to maintain adherence to plan.

You must have /demonstrate:

  • Tertiary Engineering Qualifications
  • Mine engineering experience underground
  • Competency in identifying, understanding and solving complex problems.
  • Skilled at communicating information – verbal, written, numerical and graphical.
  • Ability to develop excellent relationships with peers, leaders and subordinates
  • Be self-directed to achieve individual, team and organisational goals
  • Experience with mine design software.

What we can offer

At Evolution we offer a range of employee benefits, that we review on a regular basis, ensuring we are listening to what our employees want. If successful, you can expect to receive the following:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Residential - 5/2/4/3 Roster or optional DIDO – 8/6 Roster (Day Shifts
  • Subsidized accommodation provided
  • Company provided life insurance and income protection
  • Share ownership plan
  • Ongoing access to health and medical wellbeing support
  • Benefits program including discounts with private health insurance providers, online and in-store discounts through Maxxia Rewards, salary sacrificing
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Future opportunities to work interstate and overseas
  • Incentive Programs

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to providing safe and inclusive work environments which allow our employees to be themselves. We support our employees' work-life integration and provide a stimulating environment to foster development and career growth.

We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.

For more information, please email

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