Rehabilitation Execution Specialist


Location: Darwin

Job Type: Full time


About South32

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.


Located on the tropical Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory, GEMCO is a South32 Company, the operation is accountable for over 20% of the world’s manganese ore production. Groote Eylandt is home to the Anindilyakwa people, who are the traditional owners of the land and have been working alongside GEMCO since 1963.

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus scheme
  • Family friendly roster FIFO from Darwin/Cairns
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Ongoing training, education assistance and career development
  • Excellent facilities including gym, beachside workout area, swimming pool, golf course, tennis and squash courts, sports oval, and scenic walking tracks.
  • Additional superannuation contributions and participation in the Employee Share Plan

About the role

This is a permanent full-time role being offered on a 7:7 roster, FIFO ex Darwin or Cairns.

Reporting to the Senior Engineer Short-Term Planning, you will be a critical link in providing technical support for the planning and execution of backfill, subsoil, and topsoil movements within the 90-day horizon and ensure backfill, clearing and rehabilitation designs comply with GEMCO’s rehabilitation standards and enable best practices to be achieved.

Some of your main responsibilities will include:

  • Working directly with the production planning, operational and environmental teams to provide in-the-field coordination to the delivery of the annual tree clearing and rehabilitation plans,
  • Working within the production planning team to drive the two-week dump and haulage plan, and
  • Design and issue high quality plans related to rehabilitation, dumping, and road designs for execution in the short-term execution space.

About you

You will have experience working in a similar role with demonstrated knowledge mine rehabilitation principals and a strong CAD background. Have a passion for helping the team deliver noteworthy outcomes and make the most out of limited resources.

To be considered for the role, you will have:

  • Good communications skills and a passion for landform rehabilitation,
  • Good CAD skills, preferably with experience in Vulcan or Deswik (or similar), and
  • Sound computer literacy and office suit skills.

Our culture

At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered, and appropriately rewarded.

We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

Please note this job advert will close on Wednesday 7th June.

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