Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job no: 976623
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Perth - WA


We are seeking a senior engineer to minimise geotechnical risks across the Newcrest group, and help reduce impacts on production and safety through the provision of technical expertise related to geotechnical operations and projects.

This position forms part of a dynamic mine planning and geotechnical engineering team. Reporting directly to the Principal Geotechnical Engineering your duties will include:

  • Identifying and managing geotechnical hazards and associated risks;
  • Conducting risk assessments and establishing controls to enable safe mining;
  • Undertaking geotechnical investigations, numerical modelling, and project work to provide input into mine designs and planning across the group;
  • Improving geotechnical hazard awareness by training personnel across the group to identify and manage geotechnical risks; and
  • Researching, implementing, and managing new monitoring systems.

This is a permanent position that is based at our Perth office in Subiaco.


At Newcrest, you'll be part of a diverse team of business professionals committed to our people and the communities in which we operate. We value diversity of thought, style and working arrangements. Our Perth office is located on Centro Ave in Subiaco

About You

Our ideal candidate will be a degree qualified Geotechnical Engineer with operational experience in weak rock mass enviornments.

Other areas of experience that would be beneficial to the role:

  • Solid underground mining experience;
  • Modelling expertise with strong analytical skills; and
  • While not essential, experience with caving will be highly regarded.

About Us

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.

Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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