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Engineer Mining (NSWEC)

Job No. 788676
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Australia - New South Wales
Categories Mining, Technical Services, Engineering
Published | AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close | AUS Eastern Daylight Time

At BHP Billiton we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. 

Come and be a part of this success. 

About the role 

Reporting to the Superintendent Short Term Planning, this challenging role will see you providing drill & blast and truck & shovel designs for the 0-3month time frame to our Mt Arthur Coal Operation, which is located in the lifestyle friendly Hunter Valley region. Your previous experience in a similar type role will see you well placed for success in this great team atmosphere.

About you 

You will be a degree qualified Mining Engineer with previous experience in Vulcan software. You will be passionate about delivering executable mine plans and keen to work in a high performing environment. As the successful applicant you will have:  

  • Experience working in a mine planning team in an open cut environment, ideally with truck & shovel and drill and blast design;
  • Well-developed communication skills and an ability to work across various stakeholders;
  • Strong MS Office skills;
  • Proficiency with Vulcan is highly advantageous;

You will also be a performance and achievement oriented professional, who is motivated by exceeding expectations and providing excellent results. 


BHP Billiton's Mt Arthur Coal is the largest individual coal production site in the beautiful NSW Hunter Valley region. Located less than 5 kilometres from Muswellbrook, we produce high quality, clean energy coal for international and domestic customers. Mt Arthur Coal can offer experience and great career development opportunities.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP Billiton, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy and other extended leave entitlements.  

How to apply

Reference Number – 788676

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP Billiton. Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.

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