Mining Job : Senior Engineer - Open Pit Mine

 The Porgera Joint Venture in Papua New Guinea is looking for a Senior Engineer – Projects - Open Pit

Position Objective

Reporting to the Superintendent – Projects – Mine Technical Site Projects, the Engineer, Senior – Projects – Open Pit will assist oversee and coordinate efforts of the Mining Engineers, Consultants and the Project Team in optimising PJV Mining Projects from Care and Maintenance through to the Start-Up phase to return the maximum value to the stakeholders ensuring a holistic approach to budget costs and expenditure controls and compliance to safety and environmental policy.

Mining Job : Senior Engineer  - Open Pit Mine
MininG Job : Senior Engineer  - Open Pit Mine 

The ideal candidate must possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering or related field in a recognised tertiary institution
  • 8+ years’ experience in open pit metalliferous mines at a supervisory or project manager level
  • 5 + years project and contractor management experience
  • Member of Institute of Engineers of PNG, or qualifications/ ability to obtain membership
  • Proficient level in the use of mine planning software and mine design experience (e.g. Deswik Cad, MS Projects etc.)
  • Contractor management system/knowledge - preferred
  • Project Management Skills - preferred
  • Bulk earthworks/mining exposure – preferred
  • Proven mine engineering experience and a self-started
  • Aware and has the ability to utilise continuous improvement initiatives and processes
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, leadership and technical skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and optimise underground and open pit productivity improvement and cost reduction projects, from inception to implementation
  • Manage consultants on various feasibility studies
  • Provide detailed financial analyses of various continuous improvement projects
  • Develop, analyse and report on Production Process Improvement studies
  • Coordinate the implementation of Business Performance Management Projects
  • Deliver capital expansion/replacement studies
  • Assist in the development of the PJV Strategic Business Plan
  • Develop and monitor the Mine Department tactical plan
  • Manage Contractors in the performance of agreed works and ensure Contractor meets all contractual terms including safety, health and environment responsibilities relating to their employees
  • Maintain a high level of health, safety and environmental awareness and comply with the PJV Occupational Health, Safety and Environment Policy and Rules and Procedures.


How to Apply:

If you posses the ambition and drive to build a career with Porgera Joint Venture, forward your application and resume before the Friday 27th January, 2023   to: The Recruitment Team, Porgera Venture Email: or apply via PJV website:   Phone: (+675) 547 8912/544 3056 for more information. Emailed job applications are encouraged.

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