Mining Engineer

Mining Engineer


  • Lifestyle friendly 8/6 roster
  • FIFO Brisbane, Cairns or Townsville 
  • DIDO Cloncurry / Mt. Isa


About Us

Evolution Mining has evolved from a small company into a globally relevant gold mining business with a reputation of delivering value for all stakeholders. Our overriding priority is safety. We dare our people to think differently, we act like owners, and we live our values of safety, accountability, excellence, and respect.


We want people's time at Evolution to be a highlight of their career, forging a company that's known for sustainable excellence, and attracting the best talent, not only to Evolution, but also to our industry.


This is a site-based position, working at our Ernest Henry operation. The Ernest Henry copper-gold operation (EHO) is a large-scale, long-life asset. The operation employs the sub-level caving extraction method. It is located 38km north-east of Cloncurry, Queensland on the traditional lands of the Mitakoodi people.


About the role

The Mining Engineer is the key liaison between the Technical Services and Mine Operations teams. Working underground, you will be tasked with achieving and maintaining good relationships with both teams, identifying where plans and actions are diverging and addressing the gaps to maintain adherence to plan. Key result areas in this role may include:

  • Develop and provide safe and efficient drill and blast plans.
  • Daily monitoring, recording and optimisation of production progress.
  • Manage contractors on site and assist supervisors with day to day running of the mine
  • Conduct mine process and business improvement studies as required
  • Actively participate and support team activities, meetings and initiatives
  • Assist the Senior Engineer in establishing and implementing safe working practices and procedures
  • Ensure all statutory and regulatory requirements in respect to mining activities are met
  • Commit to maintaining health, safety and security standards and principles, both within your own workplace and through the identification of potential risks throughout Evolution


About you

We are looking for people who have the following attributes, skills and experience:

  • Tertiary Engineering Qualifications – preferably in Mining
  • Underground mine engineering experience
  • Experience with mine design software
  • Communicating information – verbal, written, numerical and graphical.
  • An ability to develop excellent relationships with peers, leaders, and subordinates
  • Self-directed to achieve individual, team and organisational goals


What we can offer

At Evolution we offer a range of employee benefits, that we review on a regular basis, ensuring we are listening to what our employees want. If successful, you can expect to receive the following:

  • Competitive remuneration package, including local living allowances
  • Wednesday to Wednesday Roster
  • Modern camp facilities with amenities such as a gym and swimming pool
  • Company provided life insurance and income protection
  • Share ownership plan
  • Ongoing access to health and medical wellbeing support
  • Benefits program including discounts with private health insurance providers, online and in-store discounts through Maxxia Rewards, salary sacrificing
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Future opportunities to work interstate and overseas


More about Evolution

Evolution operates wholly owned mines across Australia and Canada.


Click the links below to learn more about Ernest Henry and the Evolution Mining journey:

Our Story - Evolution Mining -

Ernest Henry Operations -


Evolution recognises that climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing all of us and that we need to take serious action if we are to have a future business, clean and productive environment and healthy society. Evolution supports the Paris Agreement and is committed to be nett zero by 2050, and an interim target of reducing our emissions by 30% by 2030.


We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to providing safe and inclusive work environments which allow our employees to be themselves. We support our employees' work-life integration and provide a stimulating environment to foster development and career growth.


We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.