Senior Engineer - Mining

Senior Mining Engineer


  • Flexible roster options
  • Industry competitive remuneration package + bonuses + benefits
  • Cowal Gold Operation



About us


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

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth-focused globally relevant gold company. We were created in late 2011 and operate five wholly owned mines across Australia and Ontario, Canada. Our people are our greatest asset. You will be working for an employer that also invests in their staff, offering continual training and development, encouraging internal career progression opportunities

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


About the role


Reporting to Integrated planning manager, the purpose of this role is to develop, optimize, and communicate medium to long-term plans for the Open Pit deposits at CGO, leading project work to maximize the value of known and future Mineral Resources. The role also involves contributing to improving safety, production, cost performance, and data management associated with planning processes.


Key Responsibilities will include:


  • Developing effective relationships with stakeholders for safe designs and mine schedules
  • Preparing and optimizing rolling forecasts and budgets aligned with company guidelines
  • Collaborating on short-term plans to meet budget objectives
  • Serving as Competent Person for Estimating and Reporting Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves
  • Enhancing mine planning systems and procedures continuously
  • Analysing mine performance, identify variances, and collaborate for improvement
  • Commitment to living and supporting the Evolution values of Safety, Excellence, Accountability, Respect 
  • Being a part of our culture of safety and continuous improvement.



About you


The ideal candidate must be a qualified Mining Engineer with membership in relevant professional bodies like the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) or the Institution of Engineering Australia. You will have proven experience in Open Pit Mine Planning or Mining Studies, with expertise in mine design, scheduling, cost evaluation, and optimization. Having supervisory experience in operations, technical services, or project management is essential, along with a strong understanding of safety systems and open pit production mining methods. The ideal candidate should also demonstrate proficiency in legislative and regulatory requirements, strong communication skills, and the ability to build relationships and influence management. Is is essential that you have strong organizational skills, the ability to adapt to change, have a results-driven attitude, are proficient in project management, contractor/consultant Management, MS Office tools, and mine planning and scheduling software like Deswik Suite. You will be capable acting as the Competent Person responsible for reporting Open Pit Ore Reserve.


Don’t meet all the above requirements? We would still like to hear from you!


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
  • Subsidised accommodation provided
  • 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
  • Incentive Programs



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.


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