Engineer - Geotechnical

The Geotechnical Engineer role is to provide geotechnical designs, strategic planning and monitoring to ensure the safe and sustainable extraction of resources at our Mt Rawdon Operation. This opportunity will allow you to develop others and yourself.

  • Great location – Mt Rawdon is approx. 1 hour from Bundaberg and 3 hours from Sunshine Coast, QLD
  • Develop your career with a people focused, growth oriented gold mining company
  • Great remuneration package + quarterly bonuses
  • 8:6 lifestyle roster
  • Accommodation provided

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.

About the role

The Geotechnical Engineer role offers an opportunity to provide strategic input to the sustainable operation of Mount Rawdon open pit mine and be involved with the wider group geotechnical team. This includes providing geotechnical recommendations to assist operations in proactively managing risks and hazards associated with the mine. The role offers the opportunity for an up and coming Geotech Engineer who wishes to further their career in both open pit and tailings dam management. This includes having the opportunity to work in a small dynamic team that offers great development opportunities as part of a larger extremely successful organization.

Key performance indicators for this role include:

  • Ensure compliance with the relevant mining act and regulations with respect to managing geotechnical risks.
  • Promoting Evolutions values of Safety, Respect, Accountability and Excellence
  • Carrying out geotechnical mapping and modeling
  • Providing  geotechnical recommendations and feedback to the operations team.
  • Conducting Incident investigations and risk assessments
  • Conducting in pit and Tailings dam slope stability monitoring and analysis through systems such as inSar and IDS
  • Design, implement and review Quality control / quality assurance specifications
  • Develop internal auditing tools as required

About our Operation

Our Mt Rawdon gold operation is an open pit mine located 75km south west of Bundaberg in Queensland. Being a residential mine, our local employees go home every night, with many living in the communities of Mt Perry and Gin Gin.

The safety, health and wellbeing of our people and the communities in which we operate are of paramount importance to us. We believe that every injury is preventable, and we are committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace and empowering our people to stop any unsafe behaviour, enabling everyone to work together towards an injury free workplace.


About you

As a Geotechnical Engineer you will have a tertiary qualification in Mining/Geoscience/Civil with major in Geomechanics or equivalent. Masters in Geomechanics will be viewed as favourable. It is also important that you have/ can demonstrate:   

  • Degree qualified in geotechnical engineering or engineering geology or equivalent;
  •  Experience in open pit geotechnical engineering;
  • Solid grasp of relevant Australian legislation & mining regulations
  • High proficiency with 2D or 3D geotechnical analysis software
  • Experience with monitoring systems and ability to interpret the data
  • Align with Evolution Mining’s core values; Safety, Respect, Accountability and Excellence.

Closing date: 25th January 2022

We thank you for taking the time of submitting your application. For more information, you can contact Amanda.Gallagher@evolutionmining.com or phone 0437 790 694 for a confidential discussion.

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