The Role & Project


MACA Mining are seeking experienced Mining Engineers to join our project teams FIFO from Perth to various mine sites in Western Australia! We are delivering surface mining projects in the Southwest, Pilbara, Goldfields, Murchison and Wheatbelt regions.

Reporting to the Project Manager for each respective site, the Mining Engineer will assist with mine scheduling and planning to meet both client requirement and MACA production rates. You will also provide ongoing development of the mine plans, methods, design, materials handling and cost analysis as appropriate.


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MACA is a leading integrated contracting services group specialising in mining, civil construction, infrastructure, and mineral processing.

We strive to be the best by investing in our people, understanding our clients' needs, and having a relentless focus on continuous improvement. Our social responsibility is what drives us, and we make an impact through contributions and support we give our communities.


Responsibilities will include:


  • Assist with mine scheduling and planning to meet both the client requirements and MACA tender production rates.
  • Assist in the ongoing development of the mine plans, methods, design, materials handling, cost analysis and other areas as appropriate.
  • Ensure advanced mine design work is carried out accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assist with contract management where required.
  • Produce and submit monthly progress claims in an effective and timely manner.
  • Assist with facilitating the drill and blast activities on-site.
  • Contribute to the design of drill and blast patterns and ensure drill and blast processes/practices are being carried out in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Provide technical input into the planning and coordinating of blasting activities.
  • Review drill and blast claims, sub-contractor claims and drill and blast design.
  • Mentor graduate engineers and provide training to other personnel where required.
  • Develop, enhance and maintain professional relationships with key client contacts and site personnel.
  • Provide specialist technical input into team project work and input evaluation into reserve resource estimates.
  • Liaise with management regarding new/available technology on heavy equipment on site and where change may benefit the business.
  • Implement and review new technology on mining plant and equipment on site.
  • May be required to prepare technical reports.
  • Review of sub-contractor service agreements.
  • Actively participate and contribute to the continuous improvement and innovation of MACA work practices.
  • Commitment, respect and compliance to the MACA safety, health and environment policies, MACA’s health and safety initiatives, fitness for work policy and MACA’s vision and core values.


To be successful in this role you will possess:


  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in similar role.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mining Engineering).
  • Sound knowledge of plant and equipment best practice and operational performance to meet production targets in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Sound knowledge of the Mines & Safety Inspection Act and Regulations.
  • Demonstrated contractor mining experience with a solid skill set in client interface and exceeding performance-based mining KPIs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyse and show initiative and meet deadlines.
  • A strong commitment to safety in the workplace.
  • Current drivers’ licence. (HR Desirable).
  • Ability to plan and schedule activities and resources.
  • Advanced computer literacy with experience using Microsoft Office suite.


What we will offer you:


  • Early access to tickets for Optus Stadium events.
  • Health Insurance Benefits – Knock 10% Of Premium with BUPA, HBF or HCF
  • Access to a number of salary sacrificing benefits – airport parking and novated lease.
  • Ongoing Training and Development, a variety of projects in a variety of locations!
  • Access to over 350 retailer discounts – savings up to $4000 per family per year.
  • Access to Corporate Travellers Travel Club – valued at $730
  • 20% discount on WASO “A Reserve” Seating.


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!

We offer all this and more, Because We Care.


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


We’re ready when you are.


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