Job title: Mining Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Perth, WA
Job published: 03-01-2019
Job ID: 44123
Contact name: Nick Verkerk
Phone number: 93238888

Job Description

Reporting to the General Manager Operations, you will be responsible for ensuring the successful construction and operation of the mine, maintaining and improving the safety and productivity of the mining department and optimising the equipment and manpower to an industry accepted standard, or greater, by managing the contractors.


Main Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Determine the most appropriate mining methodology to be employed
  • Perform optimisation assessments of the resource opportunities
  • Provide technical input to the mine operations, including management, progress, design, contracts and contractor management
  • Fulfil the position and duties of the Registered Mine Manager for operations ensuring statutory management duties are completed
  • Be responsible for progress reporting, cost control and forecasting
  • Support and mentor team members to manage priorities, workloads, planning, expectations and performance

You will be required to demonstrate:

  • An ability to deliver transparent and commercial solutions
  • Ownership of the project
  • Problem solving skills and critical thinking
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Understanding of the relevant state mining statutes and regulations and their implementation
  • High level understanding of all development and production mining methods employed onsite
  • Understanding of both equipment and human resource capability and productivities
  • Ability to manage site costs and prepare monthly board reports
  • Ability to identify potential hazards and minimise risks
  • Ability to schedule labour
  • Understanding the mine reporting system

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Substantial experience in open pit mining operations at a senior level
  • Base metals or lithium experience preferred
  • Experience with managing mining contractors essential
  • Extensive understanding of geology and mineralisation

 Qualifications and Licenses:

  • Minimum requirement is Diploma or Degree in mining engineering or related discipline
  • Registered Mine Manager
  • Unrestricted Quarry Manager ticket desirable

Please apply via the 'I'm Interested' button.  For initial enquiries or for any assistance you may need in making your application please contact Emily Bulloch or Nick Verkerk on 08 9323 8825 or email quoting reference 44123.