The Role & Project


MACA is on the hunt for a Mining Superintendent to join our mining business at McPhee Creek Iron Ore Project, working an 8/6 roster, FIFO from Perth. Recruitment for this project is scheduled to commence in Q4 of 2024.


The McPhee Creek Iron Ore Project is located 30km north of Nullagine in the north-east Pilbara region of WA. The three-year project scope includes mine load and haul of up to 10 million tonnes per annum, before being transported to Roy Hill for processing.


Reporting to the Project Manager, the Mining Superintendent is responsible for leading and mentoring a team of Supervisors to effectively execute the mine plan, achieving safe and optimal outcomes on time and on budget.


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Key responsibilities:


  • Coordinate and maximise the effectiveness of personnel, equipment and resources.
  • Carry out statutory inspections relating to compliance and procedures.
  • Support day to day activities, providing direction to Production/Drill & Blast crews and Supervisors, ensuring effective shift handovers, prestart and toolbox meetings.
  • Plan and execute crew change overs to ensure that the alternating Production crews have the correct knowledge of possible incidents, safety and training issues or requirements and general site events and conditions, including changes to the mine plan.
  • Identify areas for improvement, assess training requirements and provide coaching and development opportunities for staff.
  • Lead and/or participate in incident investigations using ICAM methodology.

To be successful in this role, you will possess:


  • Unrestricted Quarry Manager ticket.
  • A demonstrated track record of fostering safety in the workplace.
  • Proven experience as a Production Superintendent, leading and mentoring teams effectively to drive production performance outcomes.
  • Extensive experience in open pit iron ore mining environment highly regarded.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are a must, allowing you to build relationships across the team and departments.
  • Working knowledge of the Regulation/Legislation.

What we will offer you:


  • Health insurance benefits; knock up to 10% of your premium with BUPA, HBF or HCF.
  • Access to salary sacrificing benefits - airport parking and novated leasing with Maxxia.
  • Opportunity to participate in "Refer & Earn" programme up to $2500 per person!
  • Ongoing development opportunities and structured training.
  • 20% discount on WASO "A Reserve" Seating.
  • Access to over 350 retailer discounts - savings up to $4000 per family per year.
  • Early access to tickets for Optus Stadium events.


There are many long-term opportunities available across our business, and more on the horizon. There is always room to grow and develop into the professional you want to be with MACA!


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If you want to come with us on our journey, apply with us today!


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MACA is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages all females and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.