Senior Mining Consultant (PERTH)

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Employment Type

Permanent Full-Time



Deswik are world leaders in a competitive market for technical mining applications – our software is used all day, every day in over 650 operations globally. As a Brisbane start-up turned major global player, our headquarters remain in Brisbane, with our Perth team servicing Western Australia and another 10 offices around the world. We solve complex technical mine planning problems in ways that deliver huge value to our customers.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Mining Engineer with 7+ years’ experience to join our Perth-based Consulting Team as a Senior Mining Consultant. Our ideal candidate will have strong open-pit metals experience metals. We are looking for someone with experience in pit optimisation, pit design, schedule optimisation and scheduling.
Working with our high-performing Consulting Team, this role will see you:
  • Work with Deswik’s highly specialised mine planning software products across multiple customers, commodities, mine types and operations
  • Provide extensive consulting services including mine design, production planning and scheduling, cost modelling for feasibility studies, operational optimisation projects and mine closure planning
  • Deliver advanced engineering efficiency to the mining industry through customized software, consulting and training solutions
  • Work alongside highly experienced engineers, geologists and software professionals
  • Mentor early-career mining engineers
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive remuneration – competitive salary + biannual bonuses + opportunities to obtain equity
  • Permanent full-time, Perth-based employment – enjoy the security of a permanent job and all the benefits of life in the city
  • Work/life balance and flexibility – we believe in striking a healthy balance between work and fun
  • Career progression – abundant mentorship opportunities, as well as pathways to challenge yourself and develop your skillset
  • Become an expert Deswik user – this role will immerse you in the Deswik.Suite
  • Awesome team culture – you will be part of the family from day one
  • Trust and support – you will be trusted to do your job and have support when you need it
  • Supportive leadership – we’re run by engineers who ‘get it’ and are dedicated to fostering a positive work environment for our teams
What you need to succeed:
  • Degree in Mining Engineering
  • 7+ years’ experience as an open-pit mining engineer
  • Some underground experience (an advantage)
  • Operational experience in site-based roles
  • Demonstrated experience in pit optimisation, pit design, schedule optimisation and scheduling
  • Excellent mine planning software skills (Deswik software a distinct advantage)
  • A flair for consulting and managing customer relationships
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • A passion for innovation and a desire to grow and learn
Our culture
Preserving our authentic company culture and world-class work environment throughout our growth has been a key priority for our leaders. We are proud to be an employer of choice, offering our team a fun and relaxed workplace free from bureaucratic red tape. We are passionate about recruiting smart people, keeping them challenged and giving them the autonomy they need to flourish.
  • Our work environment is relaxed, social and fun
  • We believe work should be fun, challenging and rewarding
  • We are passionate, support each other, challenge the status quo and adapt quickly
  • We invest a lot in making Deswik a great place to work
  • We look after our people – we know that a happy, healthy team leads to a more productive work environment
The successful candidate can expect to spend most of their time in Perth. Given Deswik's global reach, the successful candidate may be required to travel from time to time, typically within Australia (depending on COVID-19 restrictions and safety considerations).
If you are looking for a highly technical Perth-based mining consulting role in an awesome team environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply today!

Please note: at this time, we are only considering applications from Australian citizens or permanent residents.


Office Pin
Level 1
35 Havelock Street
West Perth, Western Australia 6005
Office Pin
+61 8 9488 8100

If you’re interested in joining the Deswik family, we’d love to hear from you.

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