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Senior Mining Engineer

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Boddington Bauxite Mine location
  • Positive work culture & career development

Reporting to the Superintendent – Technical and Support, the purpose of the role is to coordinate and lead technical experts in providing specialised technical engineering support and expertise in the field of open pit mining operations, while contributing to organisational strategic direction. Primarily providing leadership and advice on fleet management, technology, business risks, budgeting, and leading open pit mining practices.


This is offered as a full-time permanent opportunity based at the Worsley Boddington Bauxite Mine (BBM). BBM is in a fantastic region with several great country towns in the region to choose from to call home. Enjoy fresh country air, the open space of Boddington Shire, with great infrastructure, schooling, sporting clubs and a thriving community. The region is only 80 minutes South of Perth and only 60 minutes from the coast.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with other members of technical and planning teams to deliver the most efficient and best outcomes for the operation
  • Lead the process to develop operational budgets across the operation
  • Drive the change agenda to improve the long-term performance of the operation
  • Coordinate with production execution functions and improvement team members to scope, plan and implement operational improvements
  • Develop metrics, processes, and strategies to identify inefficiencies in the execution of work and manage the implementation of actions to sustain and continuous improvement
  • Analyse and benchmark the production performance
  • Liaise with peers in other engineering functions across the business for exchange of engineering Subject Matter Expertise related to technical designs, planning and to promote alignment of relevant operating principles across the operation
  • Liaise with Group Technical Stewardship and Group Asset Management functional peers to promote alignment to best practice processes and systems
  • Perform alternative/deputy Quarry manager duties for Boddington Bauxite Mine as specified under the Mine Safety and Inspection Act 1994 and Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, sciences, business or equivalent (Geology & Surveying)
  • Strong experience working in a technical or operation role in an open cut mining environment
  • Proven capability to operate in a complex environment, leading, influencing and facilitating diverse teams
  • Technical background, with demonstrated experience in effective data analysis, reporting and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Unrestricted Quarry Managers Ticket (Desirable, not essential)


  • Competitive Salaries
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Relocation assistance for the right candidate
  • Short-Term Incentive Bonus

To apply, please click the ‘apply’ button or contact Corey Phipps on c.phipps@tecside.com.au or 0477 717 030 for a confidential discussion.

Who are we and what do we do?

Tecside are the partner of choice for Contract Staffing and Recruitment Services within the Oil, Gas & Energy, Mining & Resources, Rail & Infrastructure, Power & Renewables, Maritime & Defence, Industrial & Construction and Manufacturing industries. Our Client Portfolio is diverse, and we hold strong partnerships with many organisations of varying sizes globally. At our core we are driven by the four DNA pillars of safety, communication, accountability, and transparency

As a proud RAP endorsed organisation, Tecside are committed to achieving a diverse & inclusive workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. More on our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan at https://www.tecside.com.au/.

Job Information

Salary Periods: annum
Job Reference: 187761
Salary From: AU$150000
Salary To: AU$175000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Boddington, Australia
Job Types: Permanent
Job Areas: Boddington

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