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Senior Mining Projects Engineer

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Tanami, NT, AU, 0870

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation


Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the world’s largest gold producers with significant assets on four continents including operations in Western Australia and Northern Territory.  

Newmont Tanami is on Aboriginal freehold land 540km northwest of Alice Springs. A fully equipped 800 bed camp is located 40km from the site offering modern leisure facilities for those flying in from Perth, Brisbane, Alice Springs or Darwin.



Reporting to the Services and Backfill Superintendent, the Senior Mining Projects Engineer is responsible for Sustaining and Growth Capital Projects requiring Mining Department resources and any miscellaneous operating projects arising from mining activity.

Some Key Accountabilities

  • Identify Mining Projects with potential to improve operating performance
  • Work with the Services & Backfill Superintendent to adopt industry best practices for improvement of Services & Backfill team routine and non-routine activity.
  • Coordinate the execution of mining projects
  • Match and balance required in-house resources to project execution requirements
  • Work with Senior Production Engineers to ensure project execution activities are incorporated into the Mining schedules
  • Provide input and assist in the development of the operating and capital budget
  • Manage Project execution costs of in-house and specialist contract services engaged in the execution of Project activity

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Mining or Mechanical Engineering, or similar
  • 8+ years’ experience in underground hard rock mining, including operator experience and general engineering experience
  • Mining Supervision experience
  • Contract Management experience
  • ERP experience (preferably SAP)
  • Current “A” Class Driver’s Licence


Our Values and Culture

Newmont encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. 

We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

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