Senior Mining Engineer - Underground Metals

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Employment Type

Permanent Full-Time



Come join our Brisbane Consulting team as a Senior Mining Consultant! We are looking for an experienced Deswik software user whose primary expertise is in underground metals. You will have experience in operational mine planning (design and scheduling), feasibility studies, optimisation strategies, and general mine projects.
Working with our 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, feasibility studies, operational optimisation projects and mine closure planning.
  • Deliver advanced engineering efficiency to the mining industry through customised software, consulting and training solutions.
  • Work alongside highly experienced engineers and software professionals.
  • Mentor early-career mining engineers.
What do we offer?
  • You will be trusted to do your job and have support when you need it.
  • Annual bonus.
  • A competitive consulting salary.
  • Flexible, hybrid schedule – 2 days WFH and 3 days in the Brisbane office.
  • Fun, inclusive culture.
  • Centrally located office with amenities (soft drinks, espresso coffee, and pool table. Pool skills optional.).
  • The opportunity to work closely with our software developers scoping, building, testing, and using unique mine planning product offerings.
  • A dynamic role that’ll see you constantly building and broadening your skillset.
  • The Deswik community at your back to provide support as you elevate mining operations to the next level.
  • You will be trusted to do your job and have support when you need it.
What you need to succeed:
  • Degree in Mining Engineering.
  • 7+ years’ experience as an underground metals mining engineer.
  • Operational experience in site-based roles.
  • Demonstrated experience in feasibility studies, mine planning and optimisation strategies, schedule optimisation and scheduling.
  • An expert Deswik user.
  • 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.
  • Exposure to open pit metals and mineral sands would be beneficial but not essential.

About Deswik:
Deswik is a global team of 400+ experienced mining professionals, software developers and mathematicians working together in order to provide industry leading technology for our customers across the mine planning value chain. Our head office is in Brisbane, and we have Australian mining consulting teams in Brisbane, Northern NSW, Adelaide, Perth, and the Bowen Basin.  

About Deswik Software:
  • We produce some of the leading mine design and mine planning software in the industry. We have a large and engaged end-user community.
  • 20,000 software licenses sold.
  • 9,000 unique users.
  • Used by 500+ companies in over 900 mining operations across the globe.
Sounds good? Apply today!

Please note: at this time, we are only considering applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents or individuals on a valid work visa that doesn't require sponsorship.


Office Pin
Level 9
348 Edward St
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Office Pin
+61 7 3292 2700

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

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