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Senior Drill & Blast Engineer - Underground

Hunter Mining & Resources are currently seeking an experienced Senior Underground Drill & Blast Engineer to join our client's highly productive team on a 5:2:4:3 residential roster in Kalgoorlie.

The Role

This role will be responsible for developing, monitoring and maintaining efficient and cost-effective short to medium term underground mine planning.

You will be a highly motivated engineering professional who can demonstrate sound analytical thought, stay focused in high-pressure environments and have the ability to lead and mentor junior team members

Liaising with the Senior Mining Engineer, the Senior Underground D&B Engineer be accountable for developing drill and blast plans, explosives management, assisting in ventilation design, analysing Wenco data and assisting with tender reviews.

The Requirements

  • Tertiary degree in Mine Engineering or a related discipline

  • Minimum of 5 years' hard rock underground mining experience

  • First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency (essential)

  • Experience as an Underground Ventilation Officer (preferred)

  • Ability to develop and review strategic mining plans

  • Excellent time management and organisational skill

  • Experience with Vulcan, Ventsim and Minemax software

  • Current Western Australian “C” Class Drivers Licence

  • Australian National Police Clearance

The Rewards

  • Join a highly productive team at a leading mining organisation

  • Competitive base salary with outstanding extras and benefits

  • Discounted memberships and local resident benefits

  • Sound longer-term career progression options

  • Secure role at a mine site that has long LOM

If you feel that you have the right skills and experience, please click on the 'Apply' button or send your CV to

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Do you know someone seeking a new role in Mine Engineering? Some of our other active roles include:

  • Underground Geotechnical Engineer (Kalgoorlie)

  • Mine Production Engineer (FIFO ex-Perth)

  • Short-term Planning Engineer (FIFO ex-Perth)

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