Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Mt. Carlton

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Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Mt. Carlton

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Client: Evolution Mining
Location: Mt Carlton
Position: Full Time Permanent

Senior Geotechnical Engineer 

The purpose of the Senior Geotechnical Engineer role is to provide geotechnical designs, planning and guidance to ensure the safe and sustainable extraction of resources at our Mt Carlton Operation.

  • 8:6 Roster
  • 150km from Townsville
  • Mt Carlton Operation
  • Opportunity to be part of incredible project developments

About Us 

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth-focused globally relevant gold company. We were created in late 2011 and operate five wholly owned mines across Australia and Ontario, Canada. In addition, we hold an economic interest in the Ernest Henry copper-gold mine in Queensland.

At Evolution, we’re passionate about Our Culture and Values. We are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate, with local applicants encouraged to apply.

About the Role

The Senior Geotechnical Engineer role offers an exceptional opportunity to manage risks and proactively identify Geotechnical hazards associated with Mt Carlton open pit and underground operation. Key result areas in this role include:

  • Ensure compliance with the relevant mining act and regulations with respect to managing geotechnical risk and update the GCMP
  • Underground stope stability (Stope reconciliation and update of the Mathews Stability Graph)
  • Open pit slope stability (Radar operational)
  • Tailings slope stability (InSar)
  • Design, implement and review Quality control / quality assurance specifications
  • Facilitate all internal and external geotechnical audits and inspections
  • Develop internal auditing tools as required
  • Review/ refine and optimise the ground support policies for UG development and stoping

About our Operation

Our Mt Carlton gold operation located 150km south of Townsville in Queensland. Mt Carlton is an open pit mine however has also just commenced underground development and stoping. The Whitsundays and the local Burdekin region is nearby. Our family friendly rosters offer a genuine work life balance and we offer a bus in/bus out experience for our employees, with buses several days a week from Townsville, Home Hill, Charters Towers. Onsite, there is comfortable accommodation with fully cooked meals, onsite gym, sporting facilities and Foxtel television.

Safety is our priority

The safety, health and wellbeing of our people and the communities in which we operate are of paramount importance to us. We believe that every injury is preventable, and we are committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace and empowering our people to stop any unsafe behaviour, enabling everyone to work together towards an injury free workplace. 

About You

As a Geotechnical Engineer you will have a tertiary qualification in Mining / Geoscience / Civil with major in Geomechanics or equivalent. Masters in Geomechanics will be viewed as favourable. Working towards CP / RPEQ registration. It is also important that you have/ can demonstrate:

  • 7 years experience in a geotechnical capacity with proven knowledge in both Open Cut and Underground mining methods
  • Had some exposure to Tailings Monitoring
  • Be a solutions focused individual
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to use specialise geotechnical hardware and software, including radar monitoring software, MAP 3D, Rocscience (RS2, 2D & 3D Slide, S-Wedge, Unwedge, RocFall, RocData)
  • Prior experience using Gem 4D, Deswik, Surpac, Vulcan and Sirovision.
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written
  • Experience with geotechnical investigations, interpretation, reporting and risk management

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to build our team, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex, race or cultural background. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape and contribute to the Evolution vision.

As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.

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To apply online, please click on the appropriate link above. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Main Account on , quoting Ref No. 917740.