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Senior Underground Mining Engineer - Lady Loretta

Department Redpath Australia Pty Ltd.

Date Posted 5/31/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 0106-2584-SUE

LocationMount Isa, QLD, Australia

This is your opportunity to join the Redpath Australia team at the world class Lady Loretta Underground Mine, approximately 140km North-West of Mt Isa.  Redpath Mining are responsible for all facets of the Lady Loretta mining operation, utilising industry leading technology and equipment to deliver safe and efficient production.


This role involves

  • Working a 9 days on, 5 days off FIFO roster (12hr shifts);
  • Developing short to medium term mine plans for the underground operation, ensuring all key mining physicals are achieved in line with the client’s quarterly mine plan;
  • Coordinating all aspects of drill and blast design, review and execution;
  • Providing technical and QA/QC support in accordance with the Contract Specification and relevant Statutory Regulations;
  • Frequently inspecting work to ensure quality and environmental controls are in place;
  • Promptly addressing any non-conformance and implementing corrective actions.
  • Providing engineering, temporary works design, organising subcontract proposals, awarding and supervising improvement projects and specific subcontracts as required by the project;
  • Preparing routine progress reports detailing labour, equipment, and materials usage;
  • Providing progress reports on cost/production KPI’s and prepare forecasts; and
  • Supervising, coaching and mentoring graduate Engineers at Lady Loretta.


Our ideal candidate will possess

  • A degree in Engineering (Mining) or recognised tertiary equivalent;
  • In-depth experience in Underground mining including development and production;
  • Previous experience working in contract mining would be highly regarded;
  • Prior experience leading a team of mining professionals;
  • Proficiency in Deswik CAD and Scheduler;
  • Proven experience managing cost/schedule/performance metrics; and
  • Current manual driver’s licence.


The benefits on offer

  • Competitive salary package and bonus
  • Quality on-site accommodation
  • Salary continuance insurance & life insurance
  • Discounted Health Insurance with BUPA
  • Salary Sacrifice options (Superannuation, Novated Vehicle Lease)
  • Employee Assistance Program


How to Apply

As an equal opportunity employer, Redpath is sensitive to the importance of diversity in the workplace and supports this through a work environment committed to gender equality and cultural diversity. We welcome applications from candidates willing to join a collaborative team and encourage women & Indigenous people to apply.

We will be shortlisting for this position immediately, so you can apply for this great opportunity by simply clicking on the 'apply' button below or by visiting our website.

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We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Redpath Mining Contractors and Engineers is an equal opportunity employer.