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Underground Mining Engineer

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Date: Jun 17, 2021

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 41804 

Job Category: Metals 

Location: BrisbaneQueenslandAustralia 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly 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.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch, a full-service consultancy, is currently seeking a highly motivated Underground Mining Engineer to join the Metals group in Brisbane.The Mining Engineer would be the one who can build and contribute to the mining engineering capability across the Australia-Asia (AUA) region.


The Mining Practice is a Hatch global practice providing mining infrastructure engineering design expertise to Hatch's commodity-based business. Our capability spans through the whole project lifecycle comprising, scoping, conceptual design, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, basic and detailed engineering, construction and project management.


The successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in an underground mining industry environment.


If you are interested in working with leading experts across various sectors? Join our Metals team today!


Ideal applicants will be self-starters who are able to demonstrate their skills and experience and/or potential in the following areas:


  • Relevant engineering degree or formal qualifications pertaining to the role
  • Demonstrated experience working in the Underground Mining Industry. With a focus on hard rock and mass mining methods e.g., block caving
  • Understand and effectively manage customer’s needs; with the ability to develop sustainable, open and honest relationships with Clients and colleagues alike
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of appropriate softwares
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally for business  
  • Providing specialist advisory support to clients and project teams working on mining operations and projects
  • Undertaking underground and/or open pit mining studies, including first principle mining engineering, benchmarking, mine designs, schedules, cost estimates and economic evaluations
  • Undertaking technical and peer reviews to ensure quality outcomes
  • Taking on the lead and/or project manager role for nominated projects, leading smaller multi – disciplinary teams
  • Preparing engineering calculations
  • Preparing and contributing to technical memos and reports, within areas of expertise
  • Providing input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates


You bring to the role:




  • BSc/BEng in Mining Engineering
  • Proficient in mine planning/scheduling software
  • Registration as a professional engineer (RPEQ) or demonstrated progress towards registration will be advantageous
  • Established underground mining project and engineering experience
  • Working knowledge of industry standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the mining engineering discipline


Why join us?



What we offer you?


  • Reporting to the Director, Mining Practice
  • Flexible work environment
  • Collaborate with leading consultants and technical experts towards a better world through positive change
  • The opportunity to drive your career


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, supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. 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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