Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Job Description

Stanmore Resources is one of Australia's fastest growing resources company with world-class people, operations and exploration projects in the Bowen and Surat basins. Our exceptional mining practices, strong safety & health culture, and our focus on continuous improvement and operational excellence is renowned in the industry. 

Job Description

Based at our Poitrel mine reporting to the Superintendent Geotechnical you will join a team of 3 highly skilled geotechnical engineers to progressively develop your skills and experience as a Geotechnical Engineer.  This will entail: 

  • Conducting geotechnical investigations, including field mapping, sampling, and laboratory testing, to assess ground conditions and identify potential hazards.
  • Monitoring and analysing ground movements, slope stability, and rock mechanics using various instrumentation and geotechnical software.
  • Developing and implementing geotechnical monitoring programs to ensure early detection of any geotechnical issues.
  • Providing geotechnical input and support for mine planning, design, and operational decision-making.
  • Collaborating with the geology, mining, and operations teams to optimize pit design, slope angles, and overall mine stability.
  • Conduct regular inspections of high-risk areas and recommend appropriate remedial measures when required.

To set you up for success, we expect you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in geotechnical engineering or a related field.
  • Willing to progress towards your RPEQ qualification (we will support you in this)
  • Experience with open cut coal mining operations is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

What's on offer:

  • Residential options or FIFO are available for the right candidate on 8:6 or Monday to Friday
  • General study support for continuous development plus support to obtain RPEQ qualification and additional allowance when obtained
  • Opportunity to gain experience across 3 mine sites and collaborate with like-minded professionals