Geotechnical Engineer

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Golden Grove - 29 Metals

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Geotechnical Engineer

Job ID: 11461
Job Views: 14
Location: Yalgoo
Post Code: 6635
Category: Mining & Resources
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 16/05/2024


29Metals is an ASX listed, copper focused base and precious metals mining company with a portfolio of long-life producing assets and a pipeline of organic growth opportunities. The company has two producing assets: Golden Grove in Western Australia and Capricorn Copper in Queensland and a strategic tenement package and project in Redhill, Chile.

Our Golden Grove mine is located just a short 1-hour flight from Perth or Geraldton. With a 10 year mine life, our high-grade resource is supported by modern infrastructure providing a platform for future growth.

We are currently seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Golden Grove team. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and experienced team. Supporting the Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will work closely with the site team to support the safe and efficient extraction of the deposits.  This is a permanent position, offered on an 8/6 roster FIFO from either Perth or Geraldton.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining geotechnical standards as described in the Ground Control Management Plan (GCMP);
  • Challenging and optimising mining methods for two deep mining operations and for new and existing open cut operations;
  • Demonstrating their operational and technical capabilities as an integral part of the expanding technical services team;
  • Developing and improving operational procedures and analytical methods; and
  • Planning, managing, and assessing multiple backfill types including Cemented Hydraulic Fill and Cemented Rockfill. 

What we are looking for:

  • 2+yrs. experience in a mining environment since graduation, with at least one year in a mechanised underground mine;
  • Recognised and relevant Tertiary Degree, i.e. Bachelor of Engineering/Science (Mining, Geology or Geotechnical Engineering;)
  • Proficient with geotechnical / mining software (Vulcan, Deswik, Surpac, IMS suite, Rocscience suite, mXrap and MAP3D);
  • Problem solving: being able to find solutions to issues, and enacting the solutions and improvements in a controlled change process to ensure safety and mitigate process losses;
  • Dangerous Goods Security Clearance; and
  • Seismic experience would be well regarded.

How to Apply:

We offer family-friendly rosters, a comfortable camp with a range of facilities, competitive salary packages including site allowances and performance based incentive payments quarterly. To learn more about the 29Metals Team visit our website at

Candidates will be required to meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, hold a valid manual driver’s licence and a valid National Police Clearance.

Empower your future and apply now, include your CV together with a covering letter. Submissions from recruitment agencies will not be considered.

At 29Metals we’re committed to promoting a diverse workplace that reflects the community in which we conduct our business, by fostering a workplace environment that provides the opportunity for all our people to perform and succeed.

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