• Senior Planning Engineer - Long-Term Planning Western Australia
  • northernst in Western Australia, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star Resources? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations across Western Australia, Northern Territory and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.

At Northern Star Resources, we live by our STARR Core Values which encapsulates Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.

Position: Senior Long-Term Planning Engineer - Underground

Work Location: Jundee Operations

Roster: 8 days on, 6 days off – FIFO ex Perth

Here’s what awaits you:
• Produce practical development and production designs on new and updated geological resource models for mine areas within the broader... underground mining complex.
• Sequence and schedule mine areas for enhancement of the overall mine production and economic profiles.
• Produce functional infrastructure designs allowing for successful execution of mining activities and schedules.
• Undertake financial evaluation throughout the design process to a standard adequate for the investment review process and reserve reporting.
• Be a key contributor to the evolution of the site mining strategy with a focus on the annual budget and life of asset time spaces.
• Support with unit cost review and estimation processes.
• Ongoing review of mine design and planning guidelines.
• Provide guidance and assistance to other planning (short and medium term), production and project engineers.

To thrive in this role, you’ll need:

• Practical production and planning experience in mechanised hard-rock underground mining, preferably with exposure to highly productive narrow vein mining.
• Competent user of Deswik packages (Sched, CAD, SO, MDM)
• Good understanding of infrastructure planning and scheduling process and associated economics for project valuations.
• Demonstrated understanding of developing operationally ready mine designs and schedules, managing engineering workflows, and technical study work.

• Bachelor's Degree in Mining Engineering or related field.
• First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency (desirable).
• Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence.

• Ability to work cross-function and maintain strong stakeholder relationships.
• Proficient in writing comprehensive reports and delivering compelling presentations.
• Ability to hold themselves and other accountable to their roles and responsibilities.
• A critical thinker, agile, a go-getter, have a ‘can-do’ attitude, positive.
• Challenge the norm to improve procedures and practices with a focus for continuous improvement.

Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…
• Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
• Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
• Short-term incentive bonus program.
• 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
• Employee Share Plan programs.
• Gold standard parental leave policy.
• GoldSTARR rewards program - cash savings for everyday expenses.
• Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
• Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
• Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.


Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance. Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Ready for a change? E-mail your CV to Kevin Nguyen at knguyen@nsrltd.com OR click the 'Apply' button to submit your application
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