Senior Mine Planning Engineer

Senior Mine Planning Engineer (OP) Role


  • 5:2/4:3 or 8:6/4:3 Roster with some days WFH as a negotiable option.
  • Unique opportunity to lead the operation through an expansion phase
  • Open pit mining studies exposure
  • Finalist for NSW Mining Explorer of the Year Award 2021
  • Cowal Gold Operation, NSW


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. Our rosters are designed to help you create a work-life balance and with our recent mine life extension until 2032, it offers increased job security.


About the role

The Senior Open Pit Mine Engineer, will play an important role in partnering with the Planning and Mine Operations department to develop, optimise, and communicate medium-term and long-term plans for the Open Pit deposits at Cowal Gold Operation. This role will also be responsible for:

  • Leading projects and collaborating with peers to maximise the value of known and future Mineral Resources.
  • Constantly contributing to the improvement of safety, production, and cost performance.
  • Prepare and optimise medium-term rolling forecasts, Life of Mine and Annual Budgets in line with site and Corporate BBPs.
  • Aid both Open Pit and Underground study teams where required.
  • Lead, mentor and develop Mine Planning Engineers


About you

You will have demonstrated experience as a leader and extensive practical experience with Mine Planning, including Life of Mine Scheduling and Pit Optimisation. It is also important that you have/can demonstrate:       

  • Tertiary qualification in Mine Engineering or related discipline.
  • Competent with Surpac, Deswik or Alastri Tactical Scheduler
  • Competent with Whittle Pit Optimisation tools
  • An ability to communicate across all levels of the business
  • The ability to act as the Competent Person for the purpose of Estimating and Reporting Open Pit Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves will be highly regarded.


Closing date: 26th January 2022


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


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