Current Vacancies

KCGM is a residential mine site and our 1,000 employees and contractors are proud to be a part of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community. In the past five years, KCGM has contributed more than $2.3 billion in supply, payroll and sponsorship opportunities to the community.

KCGM is committed to employing locally where possible and applicants for trainee positions are required to have been living in Kalgoorlie-Boulder for at least six months.

All positions are residential. To find out more about living and working in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, click here to view our video or click here to visit the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder website.

Underground Miner 1 - Jumbo, Bogger, Trucks, Charge Up, Service Crew

THE ROLE

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd (KCGM) is currently seeking experienced underground all rounders to join the Mining Mt Charlotte Department at the Superpit operation in Kalgoorlie.

KCGM is a joint venture between Newmont Australia and Barrick Gold Corporation.

This is a residential role based on a 7 Dayshift, 7 Off, 7 Nightshift, 7 Off roster, working 12 hour shifts.

This position will see you operating a variety of mobile plant and machinery over several different areas underground, for example truck, nipper, service crew, charge up, to bogger and jumbo, establishing and maintaining underground services, as well as provide generic labouring assistance to ensure production targets are achieved safely and efficiently.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Minimum seven (7) years experience in an underground Mining environment
  • Minimum five (5) years operating Jumbos, Boggers and Charge Up
  • Experience operating Underground Trucks and nippering, plus service crew
  • Current Dangerous Goods Security Card
  • WA Shotfirers Permit
  • Strong safety focus and excellent work ethic
  • Western Australian Underground Supervisors Certificate of competency highly regarded
  • Must reside locally within the Goldfields region
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 12 months)
  • Current unencumbered Western Australian “MR” or above Class Drivers Licence.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT KCGM

We offer competitive salary packages including 10% superannuation and a health allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty Quarterly Incentive Compensation Plan.

Career development and talent capability is supported by Newmont Australia; Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the world’s largest gold producers with significant assets in North and South America, Africa, and Australia. Newmont is the largest gold producer in Australia, with operations located in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder has a vibrant community, and KCGM is proud to support the region as a residential mine site. There are a variety of excellent schooling, sporting and outdoor activities. KCGM have an active and inclusive Social Club.

KCGM encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

If you possess a strong safety ethic and enjoy contributing as a part of a team, please apply by clicking the link here.

Underground Miner 2 - Loader

THE ROLE

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd (KCGM) is currently seeking experienced underground bogger operator to join the Mining Mt Charlotte Department at the Superpit operation in Kalgoorlie.

KCGM is a joint venture between Newmont Australia and Barrick Gold Corporation.

This is a residential role based on a 5:2 Dayshift, 4:3 Nightshift roster, working 10 hour shifts.

This residential position will see you operating load and haul vehicles of the underground production fleet in a safe and efficient manner and assisting with other underground work where required and qualified to ensure targets outlined in the underground mining schedule are achieved.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Operate Caterpillar 2900 and 1700 boggers in a safe and effective manner in a variety of settings, including stope draw points, development headings and stockpiles to achieve production and development targets outlined in the underground mining schedule.
  • Load and fire blast holes in accordance with the production plan in order for Production personnel to commence scheduled tasks on time and in ongoing shifts.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and standard operating procedures in relation to designing, charging and firing of underground blasts.
  • Establish, maintain and relocate underground services, including, but not limited to ventilation, air and water, to ensure the establishment and maintenance of a safe work environment.
  • Provide coverage for a variety of mobile plant, including, but not limited to CAT/Elphinstone 2900 and 1700 Loaders, CAT Integrated Toolcarriers, Atlas Copco H1357 Simba Long Hole & M2D/352 Twin Boom Jumbos, CAT 12G Grader, and Atlas Copco MT5010 Trucks to ensure production targets are attained safely and efficiently.
  • Maintain and develop underground roads to ensure road surfaces are suitable for operation of light vehicles and mobile plant.
  • Assist with the safe and effective charge-up of stope and development headings; and re-entry activities when required to ensure underground mining schedule is adhered to.
  • Provide relief coverage on various mobile plant or service crew, as dictated by operational requirements, to ensure ongoing attainment of production targets.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Minimum two (2) years experience operating Boggers – bogging development headings and clean ups
  • Additional demonstrated experience with Charge Up, Service Crew duties and other underground roles
  • Demonstrated ability in assessing road conditions and performing necessary maintenance
  • Ability to distinguish between rock material types
  • Ability to efficiently operate a variety of mobile plant equipment in various settings
  • Sound leadership, training and coaching skills
  • Current Dangerous Goods Security Card
  • Current tickets of competency for underground machinery and equipment; Bogger, Integrated Tool Carrier, and Truck
  • WA Shotfirers Certificate
  • Strong safety focus and excellent work ethic
  • Must reside locally within the Goldfields region
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 12 months)
  • Current unencumbered Western Australian “MR” or above Class Drivers Licence.

Preferred

  • Western Australian Underground Supervisors Certificate of competency highly regarded
  • Operational ticket for Grader
  • Operational ticket for Twin Boom Jumbos or Simba Long Hole Drills

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT KCGM

We offer competitive salary packages including 10% superannuation and a health allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty Quarterly Incentive Compensation Plan.

Career development and talent capability is supported by Newmont Australia; Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the world’s largest gold producers with significant assets in North and South America, Africa, and Australia. Newmont is the largest gold producer in Australia, with operations located in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder has a vibrant community, and KCGM is proud to support the region as a residential mine site. There are a variety of excellent schooling, sporting and outdoor activities. KCGM have an active and inclusive Social Club.

KCGM encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

If you possess a strong safety ethic and enjoy contributing as a part of a team, please apply by clicking the link here.

Underground Miner 3 - Service Crew

THE ROLE

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd (KCGM) is currently seeking experienced Service Crew for the Mt Charlotte underground operation in Kalgoorlie. KCGM is a joint venture between Newmont Australia and Barrick Gold Corporation.

This is a residential role on a 5:2 dayshift/4:3 nightshift roster, working 10 hour shifts.

This key position will establish and maintain underground services, as well as provide generic labouring and operating assistance to ensure production targets are achieved safely and efficiently.

Key tasks will include, but not limited to:

  • Establish, maintain and relocate underground services, including, but not limited to ventilation, air and water, to ensure the establishment and maintenance of a safe work environment.
  • Perform maintenance on underground drainage systems to ensure consistent water flow to designated pump stations.
  • Provide coverage for a variety of mobile plant, including, but not limited to CAT/Elphinstone 2900 and 1700 Loaders, CAT Integrated Toolcarriers, Atlas Copco H1357 Simba Long Hole & M2D/352 Twin Boom Jumbos, CAT 12G Grader, and Atlas Copco MT5010 Trucks to ensure production targets are attained safely and efficiently.
  • Undertake scaling as required in order to reduce rock fall hazards.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Minimum five (5) years underground experience, two of which have required Service Crew duties.
  • Minimum two (2) years experience operating an Integrated Tool Carrier
  • Minimum two (2) years experience operating a Bogger
  • Valid Integrated Tool Carrier Ticket
  • Valid Dangerous Goods Security Card
  • Valid Western Australian Shotfirers Ticket
  • Unencumbered Western Australian C Class Driver’s Licence – Manual
  • Must reside within the Goldfields region, or willing to relocate
  • National Police Clearance – valid within the last twelve (12) months

Preferred

  • Experience operating the Atlas Copco H1357 Simba Long Hole Drill, M2D/352 Twin Boom Jumbos, 12G CAT Grader and MT5010 Trucks.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT KCGM

We offer competitive salary packages including 10% superannuation and a health allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty Quarterly Incentive Compensation Plan.

Career development and talent capability is supported by Newmont Australia; Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the world’s largest gold producers with significant assets in North and South America, Africa, and Australia. Newmont is the largest gold producer in Australia, with operations located in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder has a vibrant community, and KCGM is proud to support the region as a residential mine site. There are a variety of excellent schooling, sporting and outdoor activities. KCGM have an active and inclusive Social Club.

KCGM encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

If you possess a strong safety ethic and enjoy contributing as a part of a team, please apply by clicking the link here.

Project Exploration Geologist

THE ROLE

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd (KCGM) is currently seeking a Project Exploration Geologist to join the Technical Services & Projects Department at the Superpit and Mt Charlotte Operations in Kalgoorlie. KCGM is a joint venture between Newmont Australia and Barrick Gold Corporation.

Working a residential, family friendly roster (5:2/4:3), the Project Exploration Geologist is responsible for designing and supervising the execution and interpretation of exploration programs and projects that add value to existing resources, locating the next viable ore bodies, and extending the KCGM Life of Mine.

Key accountabilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the elimination of injuries in the workplace and the maintenance of KCGM’s “Social License to Operate”.
  • Provide leadership through the coaching and mentoring of Exploration Geologists and Exploration Geotechnicians and promote a positive workplace culture that reflects KCGM’s Core Values.
  • Take accountability for the design of and adherence to Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures for common work tasks undertaken by the Exploration team.
  • Design and supervise the execution of drilling programs and other exploration projects. Oversee data quality control and interpretation and provide recommendations for future work programs on the basis of results.
  • Supervise contractors, demanding adherence to all relevant environmental, safety and security measures.
  • Contribute to geological core logging and the instruction of Exploration Geotechnicians in sample preparation in accordance with current Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Liaise as necessary with the contracted assay laboratories to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of assay results.
  • Ensure Departmental compliance with statutory acts, regulations and consent conditions.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience as an Exploration Geologist.
  • Tertiary qualification in Geology.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Experience with ArcGIS, Vulcan, Leapfrog and ioGAS software or equivalent programs.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative.
  • Must reside in the Goldfields region.
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Drivers Licence.

Preferred

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Mine Geologist.
  • Experience in Achaean gold systems.
  • Honors or Master’s Degree in Geology

Personal Attributes

  • Strong commitment to safety and a continuous improvement culture.
  • Proactive in tasks that need to be completed with a strong work ethic.
  • Able to take direction and learn quickly.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team.
  • Ability to manage a high workload within an often time restrictive setting.

BENEFITS

We offer competitive salary packages including 10% superannuation and a health allowance. The base salary for this position is dependent upon experience, with a range of $102,000-$139,000. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty Annual Incentive Compensation Plan.​

Career development and talent capability is supported by Newmont Australia; Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the world’s largest gold producers with significant assets in North and South America, Africa, and Australia. Newmont is the largest gold producer in Australia, with operations located in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder has a vibrant community, and KCGM is proud to support the region as a residential mine site. There are a variety of excellent schooling, sporting and outdoor activities. KCGM have an active and inclusive Social Club.

KCGM encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

If you possess a strong safety ethic and enjoy contributing as a part of a team, please apply by clicking the link here.

Underground Senior Drill and Blast Engineer

THE ROLE

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd (KCGM) is currently seeking an experienced Underground Senior Drill and Blast Engineer for the Mining – Underground Department for the Superpit. This is a residential role on a 5/2:4/3 roster.

KCGM is a joint venture between Newmont Australia and Barrick Gold Corporation.

The successful candidate will oversee planning and coordination of all underground (UG) operational and technical production activities to ensure resource availability is maximized, and to achieve the budget plan in a cost effective, timely and safe manner.

Key accountabilities may include:

  • Hold appointed Underground Manager ticket as a Deputy to the Underground Superintendent when required.
  • Act as Engineering Superintendent when required to lead the technical group and support the UGM
  • Accountable for generation of comprehensive stope note documents for the future stopes, with the focus to deliver reviewed stope mining plans prior to scheduled production activities for that stope.
  • Generate and complete stope reconciliation and analysis to determine the stope performance and highlight areas of risk and opportunities in future stopes.
  • Accountability for generation of detailed weekly plan that ensure weekly development, production, ancillary and maintenance activities are aligned to the medium term plan and support the long term strategy for the mine.
  • Responsible for weekly reporting of operational performance and high level analysis of areas that are a risk or opportunity to the business. Supporting and liaising with the Underground Manager to ensure the commentary reported through the business is accurate and succinct.
  • Accountability to ensure blast vibration monitoring is compliant with the MTC environment agreement and all underground stope blasts adhere to the statutory requirements of site. Responsible for proactive designs to reduce and mitigate environmental impact from blast vibration.
  • Proactively encourage reporting of all incidents and accidents, review and monitor all incident and accident reports of relevant area ensuring investigations and follow up actions are correctly implemented and completed to ensure that the Occupational Health and Safety Act is complied with at all times.
  • Contribute and support the Underground Manager in facilitating Department of Mines, Industry, Regulation and Safety visits, inspections and investigations.
  • Be involved and lead a Full Potential (operational improvement) Projects to reduce operational cost or improve productivity
  • Contribute and liaise with the Senior Planning and Projects Engineer to generate detailed and accurate physical and cost Forecasts for the operation. Provide key production productivity information for building accurate operational budgets.
  • Provide leadership through management of coaching, mentoring and developmental activities to production, drill and blast engineers, graduates and other junior technical staff members driving a positive workplace culture that reflects KCGM’s Values.
  • Oversee generation of operational work plans; job hazard analysis and team based risk assessments complimentary to works.
  • Contribute to the development of strategic plans, LOM contributions and operating/capital/manpower budgets to ensure continual development of Mt Charlotte and an increase in production efficiency.
  • Accountable for effective management of specific production contractors to support the operation and the productivity output
  • Coordinate cross functional planning and information sharing with Geology and Geotechnical specialist in the Mt Charlotte team.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Bachelor of Mining Engineering or other relevant discipline and/or experience (reviewed on a case by case nature).
  • Minimum of 6 years mining experience, with at least a minimum of 3 years in an underground environment.
  • Minimum one year at a senior level in a similarly sized operation or at a supervisory level within a larger operation, with exposure to leading and coaching a team in safe production in hard rock mining
  • The ability to use integrated management systems, spreadsheet applications, word processing, high level mine planning / production software including Vulcan, Deswik and presentation programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose problems and identify potential solutions by thinking out side of the box delivering alternative outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate representatives of varying disciplines towards achieving a common objective.
  • Must reside in the Goldfields region, or willing to be relocated.
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Drivers Licence.

Preferred

  • Underground Mine Rescue experience
  • First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency or ability to acquire

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT KCGM

We offer competitive salary packages including 10% superannuation and a health allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and Annual Incentive Compensation Plan.

Career development and talent capability is supported by Newmont Australia; Newmont is one of the world’s largest gold producers with significant assets in North and South America, Africa, and Australia. Newmont is the largest gold producer in Australia, with operations located in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder has a vibrant community, and KCGM is proud to support the region as a residential mine site. There are a variety of excellent schooling, sporting and outdoor activities. KCGM have an active and inclusive Social Club.

KCGM encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

If you possess a strong safety ethic and enjoy contributing as a part of a team, please apply by clicking the link here.

 

Underground Drill & Blast Engineer

THE ROLE

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd (KCGM) is currently seeking a Drill & Blast Engineer to join the Underground Mining team at Mt Charlotte in Kalgoorlie. KCGM is a joint venture between Newmont Australia and Barrick Gold Corporation.

In this residential role, you will generate, schedule and implement short term Drilling, Blasting and ancillary mine plans to achieve the operational plan in a safe and cost effective manner. This involves coordinating production activities with Underground Mine Foreman to safely achieve production plans, and providing technical support to Underground Supervisors and crew members.

The role also includes daily and weekly data management for reporting purposes and stocktake management of production drill and blast consumables to ensure the operation is provided with the tools and resources to maintain the safe underground production.

The Underground Drill & Blast Engineer position is on a 5:2 / 4:3 roster.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Develop Drill and Blast plans to ensure available drilled and blasted stocks are maintained.
  • Assist with the generation of the Two Weekly Plan and provide key drilling and blasting information to Planning engineer to ensure it aligns with rolling 12 weekly plan. Ensure the schedule effectively utilises production resources and maintains ore production to meet daily and weekly production targets.
  • Successfully plan, monitor and manage the drilled and developed stocks to maintain sufficient stocks ahead of the mining plan.
  • Conduct drill consumables and explosive products stocks are maintained to meet operational requirements and ensure legislative requirements are met for explosive management.
  • Maintain and manage drill and blast contractors that support the underground production activities. Ensure conduct and management of contractors in to the KCGM standard.
  • Develop and execute work plans and instructions for minor projects and ancillary service works that support the production activities of the mine to ensure safe and efficient production of stopes.
  • Liaise with the Senior Production Engineer to ensure monthly targets are being achieved through daily and weekly plans. Conduct opportune mine projects as directed by Senior Technical Team.
  • Undertake generation of Drill and Blast design component of the pre-production mining Stope Note and ensure the correct plans are completed before production activity commences.
  • Assist the Ventilation Officer when required with Mine Ventilation planning, surveys and ventilation circuit generation and modification plans.
  • Co-ordinate production activities with Underground Mine Foreman to safely achieve production plans.
  • Provide technical support to Underground Supervisors and underground crew members when required, to assist in providing solutions to production activity challenges.
  • Prepare Daily and Weekly reports as required
  • Mining activities data base management with daily data entry for production and development activities
  • Support and train Graduate Mining Engineers

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a similar underground position
  • Bachelor of Mining or Engineering (Mining)
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Experience in mine design software, however, Vulcan is the preferred software package
  • Experience in a production engineering related role with exposure to underground ventilation
  • Western Australian Underground Supervisors Certificate of competency, or the ability to attain the certificate, preferred
  • Dangerous Goods Security Card or proof of application, preferred
  • Must reside in the Goldfields, or be willing to relocate to the region
  • National Police Clearance – valid within the last twelve (12) months
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Drivers Licence.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT KCGM

We offer competitive salary packages including 10% superannuation and a health allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and Quarterly Incentive Compensation Plan.

Career development and talent capability is supported by Newmont Australia; Newmont is one of the world’s largest gold producers with significant assets in North and South America, Africa, and Australia. Newmont is the largest gold producer in Australia, with operations located in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder has a vibrant community, and KCGM is proud to support the region as a residential mine site. There are a variety of excellent schooling, sporting and outdoor activities. KCGM have an active and inclusive Social Club.

KCGM encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

If you possess a strong safety ethic and enjoy contributing as a part of a team, please apply by clicking the link here.