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Mining Engineer

Location: Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
Job ID: 9FRQH_1624853948
Date Posted: Jul 1, 2021
Segment: Construction Machinery
Business Unit: Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Name: Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time

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About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. With a solid network of branches nationally, we service a multitude of customers, including construction, agriculture, quarry, and mining with leading OEM equipment and after-sales support.

About the Role

As a commercial enterprise, we are embarking on a journey and as such we are now seeking to hire a Mining Engineer - AHS to provide support to our customers and promote improvement in the AHS implementation at our Maules Creek site in Gunnedah on a 6/6 roster.

As the Mining Engineer, you will report to the AHS Site Manager and will be accountable for:

  • Provide input to the mine design, mine planning, autonomous operations, maintenance, and production reporting activities
  • Participate in the project planning and scoping of the implementation project
  • Lead AHS site assessment and reporting activities to determine current state and gap analysis for specific customers
  • Feed customer and market requirements back into the AHS development processes
  • Assist in the troubleshooting and optimization of AHS operational issues with the implementation team, customer, and dealer

About You

To fulfil the requirements of this role successfully, you will need:

  • Strong experience working within large mine site operations
  • Strong working knowledge of mine planning software and systems e.g. Vulcan
  • Superior skills in problem-solving and strategic thinking
  • A strong commercial focus/business acumen with demonstrated leadership skills
  • Previous experience with autonomous mining equipment is preferred but not essential
  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering is preferred but not essential


Work with a global leader and make a big difference in a company that stands in its own right. We are offering:

  • A rewarding salary package + the opportunity to earn company biannual bonuses
  • Permanent Full Time Position in a leading OEM with long term job security
  • An even time lifestyle roster working 6 days on, 6 days off
  • Rewarding employee benefits on a range of goods and services with exclusive staff discounts
  • Supportive management who value your input in finding new and improved ways to achieving success
  • Be a part of a leading OEM that genuinely values its employees and ensures everyone is happy and safe at work!

Here at Hitachi, we believe that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading products and the quality of our people. We are an equal opportunity employer, do not discriminate and wholeheartedly value diversity at our company.

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