Our client, a successful WA gold miner, requires an Underground Planning Engineer to work on their owner-operator underground mine in the goldfields.

This opportunity has excellent potential for career growth in the underground mining industry.


  • Bachelor's in Mining Engineering or similar;
  • Current unrestricted “C” Class WA Manual Drivers Licence;
  • Able to obtain NPC clearance;
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills;
  • Competent user of Deswik mine planning software (Desirable).

Position Duties:

  • Convert the long-term plan into a productive, safe, and executable mid-term, short-term, and two weekly schedules;
  • Produce cost-effective and practical designs for underground lateral, decline, and vertical development, and project plans;
  • Champion the short-term plan and take corrective action to make up for any shortfall against targets and communicate risks to plan to management;
  • Provide technical assistance to the contracting company for operational requirements;
  • Assist with training and relief coverage of production engineers;
  • Conduct routine inspections of the underground to identify and rectify any issues that may impact the achievement of the weekly and monthly schedules and schedule project work required.
At least 3 years underground mining engineer experience.
Current Status
Duty Roster
FIFO Perth 8:6