Evolution Underground Mining Engineer

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Franklin Smith have now partnered with a market leading Australian Gold Mining Company who are seeking an experienced Underground Engineer to join their team. Our client is truly innovative, constantly challenging the status-quo, placing a strong emphasis on staff autonomy. With a strong focus on their people, our client prides themselves on plenty of open communication with their staff about the direction of the business offering ample opportunity for career development.


The ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ experience in underground mining operations with the ability to use your own initiative with minimal supervision. The perfect candidate will demonstrate a safety-first mentality and have sound understanding of underground mine design, planning, and scheduling.



  • Responsible for design and engineering for all UG mine planning
  • Apply production analysis, and reporting to monitor and manage performance targets
  • Conduct engineering support activities for mine production activities
  • Prepare and present accurate detailed reports to various stakeholders
  • Ensure the implementation and compliance of all safety, environmental, and legislative requirements
  • Maintain and improve Drill and Blast procedures, standards and practices
  • Support the development of site budgets and financial forecasts



  • Degree qualified in Mining Engineering or tertiary related discipline
  • Experience in underground mining operations
  • Working knowledge of UG mine design and optimisation software
  • Ability to provide timely and accurate preparation of drill and blast plans
  • Have strong organisational skills and able to present information in a logical manner
  • Able to embrace change and strive in a continuous improvement environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to build and maintain productive working relationships


To apply

Please send an updated CV and cover letter via the apply button or contact Kyle Robin for more info on 0416286829.

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