Seeking an experienced engineer to join our small dynamic teamOpportunity for a tree change in Australia’s 2nd largest inland cityRelocation assistance availableThe New Acland Coal Mine (NAC), a thin seam open cut mining operation is owned and managed by New Hope Group. Based in Acland, a short drive north-west of Toowoomba NAC has played a key role in the Darling Downs region as an employer and economic contributor since it began operation in October 2002.As our mine grows, we are excited to offer a great opportunity for a degree qualified Engineer experienced in either Mine Engineering and / or Civil Engineering to join our Technical Services Team based on site in Acland and reporting to the Technical Services Superintendent.What you will be doing:        Develop and deliver the short-term to mid-term mine plans which includes scheduling and design workWork in partnership with the Technical Services Team to assist in Drill & Blast Planning & Design, Geology and surveyingEngage with key stakeholders such as the Mine Operations team to foster continued improvement in production planning and delivery through accurate mine plansMonitor and adjust schedules based on operational changes, equipment availability, and workforce constraintsUse mining software (e.g., Vulcan, Deswik, Spry ) to create and manage scheduling modelsEnsure compliance with safety and environmental regulations in all scheduling activitiesWhat you will need to succeed:Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or Civil (Essential)Experience in Coal Mining in a Mine Engineer role (Desirable)Previous experience in Vulcan, Deswik, Spry or equivalent software packagesExcellent communication and interpersonal abilitiesKnowledge of safety and environmental regulations in the mining industryWhat working at NAC offers:Excellent remuneration package including annual bonus schemeDiscounted health insurance (Medibank), New Hope Smart Saver programNovated Lease / Salary packagingFitness Subsidy and Purchased Leave ProgramsWorking for an organisation who is committed to the prosperity of the local communityCareer development through structured programs and diversified on the job work experiencesWith an opportunity to live and work locally in the Darling Downs (Toowoomba or Western Downs regions) or be willing to relocate to this region you will be committed to delivering engineering support that drives the success of the NAC site.New Hope Group and New Acland Coal is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we committed to promoting a workforce that embodies the people, the community, and attributes of the regions in which we operate.  AUD Toowoomba 4350

Experienced Engineer (Civil / Mining)

  • Seeking an experienced engineer to join our small dynamic team
  • Opportunity for a tree change in Australia’s 2nd largest inland city
  • Relocation assistance available

The New Acland Coal Mine (NAC), a thin seam open cut mining operation is owned and managed by New Hope Group. Based in Acland, a short drive north-west of Toowoomba NAC has played a key role in the Darling Downs region as an employer and economic contributor since it began operation in October 2002.

As our mine grows, we are excited to offer a great opportunity for a degree qualified Engineer experienced in either Mine Engineering and / or Civil Engineering to join our Technical Services Team based on site in Acland and reporting to the Technical Services Superintendent.

What you will be doing:        

  • Develop and deliver the short-term to mid-term mine plans which includes scheduling and design work
  • Work in partnership with the Technical Services Team to assist in Drill & Blast Planning & Design, Geology and surveying
  • Engage with key stakeholders such as the Mine Operations team to foster continued improvement in production planning and delivery through accurate mine plans
  • Monitor and adjust schedules based on operational changes, equipment availability, and workforce constraints
  • Use mining software (e.g., Vulcan, Deswik, Spry ) to create and manage scheduling models
  • Ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations in all scheduling activities

What you will need to succeed:

  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or Civil (Essential)
  • Experience in Coal Mining in a Mine Engineer role (Desirable)
  • Previous experience in Vulcan, Deswik, Spry or equivalent software packages
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations in the mining industry

What working at NAC offers:

  • Excellent remuneration package including annual bonus scheme
  • Discounted health insurance (Medibank), New Hope Smart Saver program
  • Novated Lease / Salary packaging
  • Fitness Subsidy and Purchased Leave Programs
  • Working for an organisation who is committed to the prosperity of the local community
  • Career development through structured programs and diversified on the job work experiences

With an opportunity to live and work locally in the Darling Downs (Toowoomba or Western Downs regions) or be willing to relocate to this region you will be committed to delivering engineering support that drives the success of the NAC site.

New Hope Group and New Acland Coal is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we committed to promoting a workforce that embodies the people, the community, and attributes of the regions in which we operate. 

  • Posted Date 02 Jul 2024
  • Location Toowoomba
    QLD / Australia
  • Industry Resources & Energy
  • Job Type
  • Salary Not provided