The purpose of the Metallurgist role is to analyse and report plant metallurgical performance, provide technical support to the operations team, and identify and manage plant optimisation projects that will assist in maximising safety, gold production and cost reductions at Evolution Mining’s Mungari Gold Operation.

  • Join one of the largest tenement land holders in the Kalgoorlie region during an exciting growth period.
  • Opportunity for career development and exposure to new skills.
  • Attractive remuneration + rewards and benefits.
  • Residential role based in Kalgoorlie – be home each night.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity, offering exceptional career environments at our Sites and our Group Office, that are challenging, rewarding and fun for all employees. We are regularly supporting our employees’ work-life integration and provide a stimulating and inclusive environment to foster development.

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.

We are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate, with local applicants encouraged to apply.

About our Operation

Our Mungari gold operation is both open pit and underground, located 20km west of Kalgoorlie and 600km east of Perth in Western Australia. Being a residential mine, our employees go home every night, with many living in the local community of Kalgoorlie. Throughout the year there are many cultural and community events to enjoy and for families there are several schools, parks and sporting clubs. Our lifestyle friendly rosters give our employees a great work-life balance.


Safety is our priority

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 the role

As Mungari goes through an exciting acquisition period, we are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Metallurgist to join the team. Significant opportunities to optimise safety, metallurgical performance and operational planning of the processing plant exist for the right person to execute. As a Metallurgist at Mungari you will benefit from exposure to feasibility level studies, unique Geo-metallurgical test work programs, heap leach test work and future ore test work development.


Key Result Areas for this role include:

  • Identify, scope and manage Metallurgical optimisation projects which will enhance the processing plant performance and provide value to the business.
  • Undertake technical analysis of key Metallurgical parameters and communicate findings to the operations team.
  • Provide technical support to the operations team to assist in achieving budgeted gold output.
  • Monitor and analyse consumption of process consumables to ensure these remain in line with budget.
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly metallurgical accounting, forecasting and reporting as required.
  • Ensure achievement of budget plant recoveries through agreed metallurgical practices and procedures.
  • Ensure the technical quality and accuracy of the metallurgical accounting is kept to a high standard.


About you  

It is important that you have/can demonstrate:          

  • A proactive and collaborative approach to monitoring and optimising mill performance
  • High level of motivation and ability to work unsupervised for extended periods
  • Enthusiasm to excel and deliver high quality work
  • Tertiary qualification in Metallurgy, Minerals Processing or Chemical Engineering
  • Competent user of MS Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Project
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement and project management skills are essential.
  • Demonstrate behaviours aligned with Evolution Mining’s core values.

Closing date: 30th November 2021

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

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.