Senior Geotechnical Engineer

The Senior Open Pit Geotechnical Engineer at our Cowal Gold Operation, will provide expert Geotechnical guidance and support to the Mining Department.


  • Extensive Mine Life
  • Be empowered to drive continuous improvement and innovation
  • Support and develop a diverse team
  • Join a company passionate about Our Culture and Values!
  • Location: Cowal Gold Operation


About us

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. In addition, we hold an economic interest in the Ernest Henry copper-gold mine in Queensland.

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

About the role
The Senior Geotechnical Engineer role offers an exceptional opportunity to plan, conduct, and supervise geotechnical engineering design and analysis related to, pit slope stability, waste rock dumps, tailings storage facilities, and underground excavations. Key result areas in this role include:


  • Design, implement and review Quality control / quality assurance specifications and documentation for mining and tailings activities. 
  • Provide cost effective, functional and sound designs, that meet design criteria.
  • 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.
  • Analysis and design of corrective measures for geotechnical issues such as rockfalls or other slope instabilities.


About you
As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will have a tertiary qualification in Mining / Geoscience / Civil with major in Geomechanics or equivalent. It is also important that you have/ can demonstrate:


  • Ability to coach mentor, and development direct reports
  • Open pit geotechnical expertise
  • Advanced user of geotechnical and CAD software packages
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written

We thank you for taking the time of submitting your application. For more information, you can contact aimee.farmer@evolutionmining.co

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. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape and contribute to the Evolution vision.


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