MES is seeking an experienced Senior Mine Planning & Scheduling Engineer to join our client's team.

The underground mine is a world-class, massive sulphide base and precious metals operation, producing zinc, copper, lead, gold, and silver concentrates. 

The mine life is ten plus years with a high probability of extension.


  • Tertiary qualified Mine Engineer.
  • Current "C" Class Drivers Licence.
  • Dangerous Goods Security Clearance.
  • Obtain a satisfactory Gold Stealing Detection Unit Clearance.
  • Obtain a clear National Police Clearance.
  • WA 1st Class Mine Managers Certification (favourable but not essential).
  • Strong commitment to health, safety and environment standards (HSEC).
  • Well-developed strategic thinking, analytical and planning skills, and proven problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in mine design & scheduling using software, such as Deswik (preferred), Datamine, Vulcan, or Surpac.
  • Sound and practicable time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise multiple tasks.
  • A self-starter who can lead themself and teams effectively.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • Accurate administrative recording and reporting skills.

Position Duties:

  • Review all mine designs developed within the Planning Department.
  • Liaise with the Planning Department to ensure suitability/practicality of their draft designs to meet schedule/sequence requirements.
  • Prepare and communicate monthly, quarterly, and 15-month schedules to all relevant personnel to foster awareness of schedules and directions for the mining operation.
  • Liaise with the Geology department to ensure grade control drilling is planned to align with and satisfy the mining schedule.
  • Manage workflow to Planning Department (assign priority & due dates for required stope notes and development designs)
Minimum 7+ years demonstrated experience in underground mining, with planning and design-related exposure.
Current Status
Contract or Permanent
Duty Roster
8/6 FIFO Perth