Senior Engineer – Geotechnical - Havieron

Newcrest Mining

Location: Perth Airport

Job Type: Full time


Explore the Unknown

Newcrest is committed to building a diverse workforce. Our strategic focus is on gender diversity and diversity to reflect the communities in which we operate. Creating an inclusive culture will enable us to leverage the richness of cultures across our workforce and the capability of our diverse employees to get better business outcomes.

Our technical expertise is something we are quietly proud of. Through our investment in research and development, we have advanced the technical development of our mining methods, achieving operational efficiencies. Whether you are part of our offices, or at one of our sites near or far, you will find so much more than you expect.

This is your opportunity to join a world-class early works project team.

Our exciting Havieron Project

The Havieron Project is the primary target of the Newcrest-operated joint venture with Greatland Gold and forms a key focus of Newcrest’s growth strategy in the Paterson Province. The Project is located in Western Australia, approximately 50km east of Newcrest’s 100%-owned Telfer mine.

It’s a great time to be joining Newcrest!

Who we’re looking for

The primary focus of this key role is to undertake geotechnical activities that are associated with the development and construction of the Havieron Project to support Newcrest’s growth strategy. You will play a key role in the Havieron Project Team and its success with both internal and external stakeholders and contractors, in order to safely and efficiently deliver the exploration decline to meet the requirements of the Havieron business plan.

As a degree (Bachelors or higher) qualified Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will be an expert in underground mine development and operations in a variety of geotechnical environments. Your previous experience and ability to contribute to the deliver and successful outcomes for key programs and experience in any of the related geotechnical modelling and analysis software packages would be beneficial.

A firm focus will be on teamwork and fostering the development of a team. We are looking for a strong communicator and influencer and someone who is familiar with working in a highly collaborative environment with a strong emphasis on innovation and best practise.

Please note: This is a site based, fixed term role until 30 June 2024. With a point of hire of Perth, on an 8/6 roster.

Our commitment to you

Our people bring our organisation to life. With us, you’ll find experience all around you. Our leaders are visible and approachable, leading and supporting the organisation through transformation. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance and a belief in making an impact.

Look around and you’ll discover opportunities to explore different pathways. Supported by development programs and guided by our leaders, you’ll learn and grow in your time with us.

At this stage, we are not accepting any external agency CVs for the opportunity.


You’ve got this!