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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Orange

Type: Full Time

Posted: 06/07/2019


We are currently seeking an experienced Mining Engineer to join our Technical Planning team based at Cadia during an exciting period of transformation. Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer – Medium Term Planning, you will be accountable for planning, scheduling and reporting production progress on the site, providing quality assurance and coordination of site mining projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing balance between real time inputs and cascading of medium-term plans to produce a weekly tactical execution plan
  • Engaging with various internal teams and departments including Geotechnical, Electrical, Operation and Technical Planning to deliver the optimized medium-term plans
  • Process safety and mitigation of major hazards through mine design and sequencing
  • Ensuring all schedules, updates and changes to schedules are communicated with all the relevant stakeholders
  • Meeting key weekly and monthly deliverables including cave compliance reports
  • Review planning/operation trends and develop improvement initiates for continuous improvement

This is a residential role based in Orange, NSW on a 5/2 roster. 


Cadia Valley Operations (CVO) is located in central western New South Wales approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional town of Orange. Employee’s reside in the varied accommodation options in Orange and the surrounding areas and enjoy access to the area’s wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector, excellent educational facilities, shopping, transport and other services such as child care. Working at CVO offers a unique opportunity for employees and their families to enjoy a mining career while living in a large active, local community.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will be safety focused, team oriented and enjoy continuous improvement and driving for results. You will have previous experience in a similar role working for an underground large-scale organization in the minerals sector along with the following:

  • A relevant tertiary degree in Mining Engineering
  • Minimum 12 months of Underground time
  • Previous experience in mine planning, short term or medium term scheduling is highly desirable 
  • Exposure to Deswik is highly advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to work flexibly to deadlines and drive quality outcomes 

About Us

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.

Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

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