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Sr. Mining Engineer /Mining Lead - Adelaide

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Date: Nov 29, 2022

Location: Adelaide, South Australia, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 64301 

Job Category: Metals; Mining 

Location: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

If it isn't grown, it's mined. Our mining and metals teams help our clients to safely and sustainably mine the minerals and metals used in our everyday lives. Want to play a part of innovating and optimizing the mining life cycle on greenfield and brownfield facilities? Apply today!


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking experienced UG Mining Study Managers to join our Mining Practice in Adelaide, Australia.


Hatch’s mining and project delivery teams helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, systems, and diversity of thought. Our engineering, project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.


We support our clients through their entire project lifecycle from front-end studies to project execution, then further support them operating the assets, and developing business efficiencies. Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!


The study manager is responsible for managing and leading FEL 1,2 and 3 (Concept, Prefeasibility and Feasibility) projects through a structured management process that begins with contextualizing the project, moving through set up, execution, evaluation and eventually close out.


As the successful candidate, you will:


  • Take responsibility for the successful outcome of the study.
  • Display and actively promote behavior aligned to Hatch’s goal of zero harm to people and the environment
  • Provide leadership to the study and create a highly committed and aligned team environment focused on delivering positive project outcomes for the client
  • Carry clear responsibility and accountability for delivery of the study goals as set down by, and agreed with the client
  • Develop and obtain sign-off from the client on the Project Execution Plan (PEP) and the Client's Requirement Specification at each stage of the study.
  • Develop a detailed scope, cost and schedule control baseline, and manage any study changes to these agreed control baselines
  • Ensure compliance to Hatch and client delegations of authority, procedures and policies
  • Manage and coordinates all project activities, ensuring the required business and project integration activities occur.
  • A commitment to Diversity and Inclusion


You bring to the role: 


Qualifications in a relevant mining engineering discipline combined with solid experience in cross functional leadership roles in multi-disciplinary project environments, with a strong underground experience set.  You have advanced safety awareness and an ability to function well as part of, and leading, a team environment.  You will bring your demonstrated commercial and business development skills in conjunction with experience in engineering, procurement and construction, and other project-related activities, their interfaces and interdependencies.  You value the client with strong client focus and have a well-developed written and oral communication skills.


To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian / New Zealand citizen, hold permanent residency status, or alternatively, a Visa that entitles you to work in Australia.


To submit your application please click the "Apply" button below.


Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.

Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.

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