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Open Pit Planning Engineer

Gold Fields

Location: Kalgoorlie - Boulder

Job Type: Full time

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The mine is located on the Norseman-Wiluna Greenstone Belt, which forms part of the Yilgarn Craton in Western Australia. It is a highly mineralised granite-greenstone terrain with world-class deposits of gold and nickel. St Ives has produced more than 10.5 million ounces of gold, with the first major gold mining expedition commencing in the mid-1980s.

St Ives Gold Mine operates mainly on a residential basis, with employees either living in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie.

Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Planning Engineer to join their Open Pit Mining Department at St Ives Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Senior Engineer: Mine Production, you will be responsible for planning functions of the Open Pit operations to meet all safety, production, and cost targets driven by the short and medium-term plan; and aligned with the strategic goals and objectives of the business unit, GFA, and GFL.

Safety is a core value at Gold Fields, and we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of our company.

This role is offered on a 4 days on and 3 days off fly in fly out from Perth, or DIDO from the local community.

Benefits include:
Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Continual training and the ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options

About the role.

  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are always adhered to.
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient completion of mine planning work.
  • Operational planning, incorporating the medium and long term planning requirements.
  • Undertake planning work for the safe and effective delivery of mine project work.
  • Ensure business success by developing and implementing mine planning systems to ensure safe and economic target delivery.
  • Develop drill and blast designs that maximise ore extraction and minimise dilution.
  • Advising the Mining Manager of issues that may affect safe and efficient production through frequent communication in an appropriate manner.
  • Be organized and prepared to undertake additional/alternative responsibilities as reasonably requested by Senior Engineer or Quarry Manager

About you:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Mining Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience within an open pit mining engineering experience, with exposure to mine planning, preferably gold.
  • Exposure to Microsoft office and Deswik CAD and IS Scheduler.
  • Hold a Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to mentor and develop the capability of Graduate Engineers

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to: https://careers.goldfields.com.au

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

  • Stability - solid life of mine life
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Continual training and the ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options