Planning Engineer Underground

Job Title: Planning Engineer Underground
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: $140000 - $150000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-02-02
Reference: 77022
Contact Name: Haris Cooper
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 02, 2018 06:59

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Planning Engineer – with underground gold experience on a 8:6 roster from Perth. Reporting to the Underground manager, in this role you will be responsible for a variety of planning work, including underground mine designs, ensuring creation of mine plans, creation of budget schedules, and coaching members of the Engineering team.


  • The underground mine designs (Jumbo/Airleg Development, LH/Airleg Stoping, etc) completed in a practical and cost effective manner.
  • Ensuring the short, medium and long term mine plans are created with a high attention to detail and implemented in a timely manner.
  • Coaching and mentoring other members of the Engineering team.
  • Assisting with the creation of budget schedules and mine reserves.
  • Develop mining strategy with assistance from the Geology department and Production Engineers; and
  • Assist Production Engineers with implementation of designs.
  • Experience working within underground mining is essential (preferably gold).
  • Commitment to safety in the workplace.
  • Bachelor of Engineering.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency using Vulcan and EPS software highly desirable but not essential.
  • First Class Mine Managers Ticket, beneficial (the successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide coverage for the Underground Manager)
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal communication skills; and
  • Personal drive, an ability to prioritise workload, work autonomously at times and with a wide range of key stakeholders is essential.
  • Competitive salary in line with market expectations.
  • Opportunity for career progression and personal development.
  • Opportunity to truly put your own stamp on the development of our clients underground operations.