Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Newcrest Mining Limited
Dec. 12, 2019, 6:12 a.m.
Jan. 10, 2020, 12:10 p.m.

About You

Our ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified in either Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering with solid operational experience of at least 5 years in open pit mining, Tailings Design or Tailings Operations.  You will be a strong communicator who will take a leading approach to managing and influencing onsite change.

Furthermore, you will also have:

Extensive experience in hazard identification and risk analysis techniques.

Strong proficiency with CAD packages / geotechnical modelling tools and software.

Practical knowledge with drilling and instrumentation systems (Piezometers for example) and maintain geotechnical monitoring systems.

The ability to interpret monitoring data and analyses data against slope design.


Cadia Valley Operations (CVO) is located in central western New South Wales approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional town of Orange. Employee’s reside in the varied accommodation options in Orange and the surrounding areas and enjoy access to the area’s wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector, excellent educational facilities, shopping, transport and other services such as childcare.

Working at CVO offers a unique opportunity for employees and their families to enjoy a mining career while living in a large active, local community.

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