Geotechnical Engineer

  • 8:6 roster
  • Extensive Mine Life
  • Opportunity to develop your career
  • Cowal Gold Operation

About us
At Evolution, we’re passionate about Our Culture and Values.

Our Cowal Gold Operation is an open-cut, underground and ore processing operation, located 40km Northeast of West Wyalong in NSW.

About the role

This role will provide geotechnical support to the operations team through complying, mentoring and liaising with key stakeholders. Key result areas in this role include: 

  • Plan, conduct, and review geotechnical engineering design and analysis related to, pit slope stability, waste rock dumps, tailings storage facilities, and underground excavations
  • Implement and review Quality control / quality assurance specifications and documentation for mining and tailings activities
  • Analysis and design of corrective measures for geotechnical issues such as rockfalls or other slope instabilities
  • Ensure the Ground Control Management Plan is understood, communicated, implemented and achieved
  • Ensure formal routine inspections of the pit, dumps, tailings storage facility, and underground excavations are completed, documented, and the consequent remedial actions are communicated and monitored.
  • Assist in the maintenance and development of Safe Work Practices for tasks related to ground control, and landform construction


About you

You will have an overriding commitment to health, safety and environment responsibility and hold a tertiary qualification in Mining / Geoscience / Civil with major in Geomechanics or equivalent. It is important that you have/ can demonstrate:  

  • 3 - 5 years’ open pit Geotechnical experience
  • Demonstrated experience in Open Cut and Underground Mining
  • Advanced user of geotechnical software and mining CAD packages
  • Demonstrated experience utilising geotechnical modelling software
  • Ability to work as a part of a team


Closing date: 11th February 2022


Why Join Us?

  • We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to build our team, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex, race or cultural background.
  • We are committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace and empowering our people to stop any unsafe behaviour.
  • You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table.
  • Attractive remuneration + bonus scheme.
  • Exceptional benefits and salary packaging options.
  • Ongoing development and growth opportunities.


We thank you for taking the time to submit your application. For more information, you can contact talent@evolutionmining.com  

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