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Associate Mining Consultant

The ERM International Group Limited
Perth, Australia
Closing date
Apr 12, 2023

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CSA Global introduction

CSA Global, an ERM Group company, is a geological, mining and management consultancy that provides strategic mining services and independent corporate advice to mining and exploration companies, and financial and legal groups worldwide. ERM is a leading global provider of sustainability, environmental, health, safety and social consulting services. It has more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 5,500 people who work on projects around the world and across all sectors.

Scope of Position

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Mining Engineer to join our global team in Perth. The successful person will deliver client projects with the highest standard of professionalism and technical excellence. Support the successful delivery of company proposals and projects in line with our vision, values and our strategic imperatives. Execute safe and successful design, planning, optimisation and execution of operational mining activities. Deliver client projects with the highest standard of professionalism and technical excellence. This is a contract role with an initial term of three to six months, with potential extensions in the future.

Key responsibilities to include:
  • Conduct mine optimisation, design, scheduling, and operational support to assist our clients to realise the highest value from their projects.
  • Deliver a high standard of professional work that reflects the client requirements and grows the business' reputation.
  • Deliver projects on time and on budget, monitor and report project performance.
  • Generate professional, accurate and concise technical reports.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the client's unique requirements.
  • Successfully navigate through ambiguity to deliver projects.
  • Participate in generating proposals and project plans to execute work for clients.
  • Conduct Peer Reviews in order to provide appropriate quality assurance.
  • Identify and escalate problems in completing work in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Ensure that assigned work is completed according to agreed standards, scope and timeframe.
  • Ensure awareness of time and budget considerations and that these are not exceeded. Where potential issues may exist, these should escalate at the first opportunity.
  • Demonstrate authentic and professional communication that displays confidence, competency, and a desire to understand our client's requirements.

Requirements critical to successful performance:
  • Comprehensive experience as an Open pit Mining Engineer in either operating mines or detailed mine planning studies.
  • Iron ore experience highly regarded.
  • Competent user of mine planning software, such as Vulcan preferred but not essential.
  • Self starter with a can do attitude is essential for this consultant role
  • Driven and focused outlook to learn and deliver to client scope of work
  • Attention to detail with the ability to follow through to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently and be adaptable to dynamic changes.
  • Be analytical as well as practical.
  • Visible respect and understanding of the importance of Health and Safety.
  • Exceptional communication skills across all levels, particularly in written reports.
  • Proven ability to work as a productive and positive team member.

Environmental, OH&S and EEO
  • Take reasonable care of themselves and others in the workplace and comply with the relevant legislative requirements and HSE management system policies and procedures.
  • If required you must wear, use and maintain the provided personal protective equipment and report any unsafe practices or conditions which come to your attention.
  • Each person will take reasonable care that his or her acts or omissions do not adversely affect the health and safety of other persons.

Qualifications, experience and residency
  • Tertiary degree in Geology/Mining.
  • Valid working rights in Australia.
  • Demonstrated mining and technical work experience in excess of 10 years

The company offers a flexible, dynamic and team focused work environment where people's expertise and interests are matched with projects to provide them with the freedom to succeed. While having a global focus, the team is small enough to be agile and for individuals to make a big difference. ERM prides itself on being a value driven organisation. We care about employees' wellbeing, everyone's opinion matters, and we still remember to have fun.

If you are ready to take your next career move, please apply now. If you have any questions, please send an email to

No agency applications accepted. Thank you for adhering to this.

CSA Global, an ERM Group Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability status.

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