After an impressive debut in 2013, the Tropicana gold mine has consistently achieved or beaten performance targets. Owned by AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd (70% and manager) and Independence Group NL (30%), this large-scale, modern gold operation has been one of the most significant Australian gold discoveries of the last decade.
Along with continued investment and focus on our open pit mining, Tropicana has also recently commenced underground operations at Boston Shaker.
Tropicana has now established itself as an industry leader in operational excellence, offering an attractive working environment and contemporary accommodation and facilities
We are now seeking a Drill & Blast Engineer to join our Underground Mining team based at the Tropicana Gold Mine.
Accountable to the Alternate Underground Manager, and working in the Tropicana Mining Alliance, this role is accountable for maintaining an adequate supply of broken ore stocks by producing drill designs and blast plans. This permanent role is FIFO 8/6 from Perth and offers an attractive salary package and benefits including private health insurance.
The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:
The ideal candidate will possess:
To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti's values and its commitment to safety and the environment.
This is an excellent opportunity which offers a competitive remuneration package, challenging work and career development prospects within a global mining company.
Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any vacancy advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.