Current Vacancies

KCGM is a residential mine site and our 1,300 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 Truck Driver & Nipper - Experienced

THE ROLE

An opportunity now exists to join the underground team at Mt Charlotte. This position will see an experienced operator utilizing a variety of mobile plant and underground equipment, for example truck and nipper, establishing and maintaining underground services, as well as provide generic labouring assistance to all areas, for example to jumbo, to ensure production targets are achieved safely and efficiently.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years experience operating Underground Trucks (Atlas MT5010 preferred)
  • Experience as a Nipper essential
  • Experience with the operation of Integrated Tool Carriers
  • Dangerous Goods Security Card
  • Must reside locally within the Goldfields region, or willing to relocate
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 12 months)
  • Current unencumbered Western Australian “MR” or “HR” 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 bonus scheme.

KCGM is a residential mine site and its employees and contractors are proud to be a part of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community.

KCGM encourages workplace diversity. Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.

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

Open Pit Mine Geologist

THE ROLE

Working a residential, family friendly roster (9:5), the Open Pit Mine Geologist is responsible for delivering the optimal ore grade to the Mineral Processing Plant, through accurate identification of mineralization, delineation of ore blocks, and supervision of extraction to minimize dilution. This includes scheduling, supervision of RC drilling programs, modeling of the resulting data, and providing technical support to the operational team during mining.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Design, schedule and oversee Reverse Circulation (RC) drilling programs to ensure provision of timely and accurate grade control data for analysis.
  • Undertake analysis, interpretation and modelling of data, including drill samples, resource definition plans and voids in order to accurately locate ore bodies and individual probe locations for the subsequent redevelopment and implementation of dig plans. As part of this process, examine Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) data and follow up on any issues with the laboratory in order to validate results used in estimation.
  • Coordinate and assist in the ore mark-up process to ensure easy identification of ore and waste blocks. In addition, provide support and training to Graduate Geologists to assist their development to becoming active members of the Grade Control team.
  • Design, implement and mark out access ways for production equipment to access blasted zones.
  • Monitor and adjust, via ore spotting, the ore extraction process to ensure the dig plan is correctly followed and minimise the risk of ore loss and ore dilution.
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of sample schedules to ensure accurate data is available for analysis.
  • Prepare weekly reports by collecting mining data to identify mining physicals and attainment to plan.
  • Prepare weekly grade control drilling and mining schedules with supervision from the Senior Mine Geologist.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Tertiary qualification in Geology
  • Recent Geology graduates looking to start their career in the mining industry are encouraged to apply
  • Experience in an Open Pit mining environment, preferred
  • Experience with 3D mining software, preferred
  • Developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation
  • Sound problem solving ability
  • National Police Clearance – valid within the last twelve (12) months
  • Must reside locally in the Goldfields region, or willing to relocate
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian Manual “C” Class Drivers Licence
  • Light Rigid or Heavy Rigid licence is preferred, or ability to obtain if successful

 

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 bonus scheme.

KCGM is a residential mine site and its employees and contractors are proud to be a part of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community.

KCGM encourages workplace diversity. Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.

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

Mine Scheduling Engineer

THE ROLE

This residential position is responsible for coordinating the various stakeholders and developing the short term weekly mine schedule for Fimiston Open Pit operations to make sure all activities in the schedule are coordinated ensuring the weekly schedule is achievable and communicated.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Proactively encourage reporting of all incidents and accidents, review and monitor all incident and accident reports relevant to areas under influence. Ensure 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
  • Attend and chair planning and scheduling meetings with Mine Technical Services, Mine Production, Mine Operations, Mobile Maintenance and Mill Processing personnel and contribute to the achievement of production targets and continuous improvement activities.
  • The development and implementation of 24 hour production plans in line with operational targets.
  • The development and implementation of the fortnightly mine schedule in order to meet changing operational circumstances and requirements coordinate the input of off all the stakeholders contributing to the fortnightly mine schedule.
  • Develop short-term work instructions contributing to the achievement of daily and weekly Production targets.
  • Occasional pit design updates and design of pit floor roads and access point as a result of operational changes.
  • Develop and include in the weekly schedule the dumping strategy.
  • Providing guidance and input into the drill and blast and pit design processes.
  • Coordinate rehabilitation activities with the ESR Department.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Proficient in the use of general mining software packages e.g.: Vulcan, Deswik
  • Proficient use of the Microsoft suite of software packages
  • Excellent personal organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize competing demands
  • Highly developed communication and influencing skills with the ability to liaise with all levels of the organisation
  • A tertiary qualification (minimum Bachelor level) in Mining Engineering, or relevant discipline
  • Must reside locally in the Goldfields region, or willing to relocate to Kalgoorlie
  • National Police Clearance within twelve (12) months of age
  • Unencumbered WA “C” Class Manual Drivers’ License.

Preferred

  • Quarry Managers Ticket highly desirable
  • Relevant professional membership e.g. Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) or Institution of Engineering Australia.

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 bonus scheme.

KCGM is a residential mine site and its employees and contractors are proud to be a part of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community.

KCGM encourages workplace diversity. Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.

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

Maintenance Support Technician - Mechanical Trade Assistant (12 Month Fixed Term)

THE ROLE

A unique opportunity now exists to join the KCGM Assets team. This 5:2 residential role will see you assisting the maintenance or electrical team in carrying out preventative, planned and breakdown mechanical maintenance for the KCGM Fimiston and Gidji circuits, ensuring optimum operating conditions are achieved, with ongoing efficiency, reliability and safety focus.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of two (2) years mechanical maintenance or electrical experience – Mine site-based beneficial
  • Certificate II in mechanical or electrical studies highly regarded
  • High Risk Work Licences (eg LF, WP, DG, RA)
  • Confined Space and Working at Heights qualifications – valid within the last two (2) years
  • Demonstrated intermediate level of computer literacy
  • Must reside within the Goldfields region for a minimum of at least 6 months prior to applying
  • 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 loyalty quarterly bonus scheme.

KCGM is a residential mine site and its employees and contractors are proud to be a part of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community.

KCGM encourages workplace diversity. Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.

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

 

Maintenance Technician - Electrician

THE ROLE

An exciting residential opening is now available for an enthusiastic Electrician to join our KCGM Operations. This essential position will see you performing preventative and ongoing breakdown electrical maintenance to the Mineral Processing plant to ensure the plant continues to function at optimum gold production levels. In addition, this position will see you working predominately a Monday to Friday roster, promoting work/life balance with 5 weeks annual leave per annum.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of two (2) years electrical maintenance experience in a mining environment
  • Australian “A” Grade Electrical Licence and/or endorsed Electrical Fitter/Electrician qualification.
  • Certificate IV in Instrumentation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in Telemetry Control Systems.
  • Intermediate computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office, Word.
  • Experience in the generation and recording of Work Orders.
  • Experience in the generation of Job Hazard Assessments (JHA’s) and safety observations.
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem solving skills.
  • Developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must reside locally in the Goldfields region, or be willing to relocate.
  • National Police Clearance – valid within the last twelve (12) months
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Driver 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 bonus scheme.

KCGM is a residential mine site and its employees and contractors are proud to be a part of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community.

KCGM encourages workplace diversity. Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.

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

Maintenance Technician - Fitter

THE ROLE

An exciting residential opening is now available for an enthusiastic and safety-conscious fixed plant fitter to join our KCGM Operations. This essential position will see you performing preventative, scheduled and ongoing breakdown mechanical maintenance to the Mineral Processing plant (Fimiston & Gidji) to ensure the plant continues to function at optimum gold production levels. In addition, this position will see you working predominately a Monday to Friday roster, promoting work/life balance with 5 weeks annual leave per annum.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of two (2) years mechanical maintenance experience – Mine site-based preferred
  • Nationally Accredited Trades Certificate in Mechanical Fitting and/or Fitter Machining
  • High Risk Work Licences (eg LF, WP, DG, RA)
  • Confined Space and Working at Heights qualifications – valid within the last two (2) years
  • Demonstrated intermediate level of computer literacy
  • Experience in the generation and recording of Work Orders
  • Experience in the generation of Job Hazard Assessments (JHA’s) and safety observations
  • Demonstrated initiative, fault finding and problem solving skills
  • Developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Must reside locally in the Goldfields region, or be willing to relocate at own cost
  • National Police Clearance – valid within the last twelve (12) months
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Manual 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 bonus scheme.

KCGM is a residential mine site and its employees and contractors are proud to be a part of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community.

KCGM encourages workplace diversity. Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.

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