Senior Mining Engineer

Job Description

Your new company 

Mackellar is one of Australia’s largest privately owned mining equipment & service providers in Mining and Civil Earthmoving. We are the mining services contractor for Bravus’ Carmichael Mine and together we are creating jobs and opportunities for regional Queensland.  Production is in full swing at the mine site located in the Galilee Basin and we’re excited to be once again, growing our team! 

Townsville and Rockhampton are our primary recruitment hubs, however we also encourage and will consider applicants from all regional Queensland communities.

Your new role  

Working an 8/6 roster. You will play an integral role, providing technical support and mentoring for our site based team.
  • Undertake short and medium term mine planning activities including mine designs and schedules to meet contract requirements
  • Build positive working relationships, coordinating with operations teams to develop plans, schedules and designs
  • Provide and deliver plans to operational personnel and monitoring progress against plan
  • Strategic planning, optimisation and monitoring of Drill and Blast activities
  • Continuous improvement initiatives and technical advice
  • Track operation KPIs and commercial progress.
What you'll need to succeed
  • Must be located in Australia and hold Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency. 
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mining or Civil)
  • S1,2,3 (G1,8,9) and G2 
  • Experience in Coal Mining in a Senior mine planning/drill and blast role
  • Strong working knowledge of Vulcan, Deswik, Spry or equivalent software packages is highly desirable 
  • Current Standard 11 (or willingness to obtain)
  • A current Queensland driver licence.
Why MacKellar 
  • Competitive salary with 8/6 roster for better work-life balance 
  • Paid flights direct to site from Rockhampton or Townsville 
  • Permanent Opportunity with long-term project life
  • Meals, camp accommodation (incl. on-site gym facilities and wet mess), PPE provided 
  • Be a part of a fast-growing privately-owned family-owned organisation!
At MacKellar our core values are Integrity, Caring, Respect, and Courage. We take pride in our people and our safety culture. 

Join the team today by clicking "Apply Now".

Only suitable applicants will be contacted.