Principal Mining Engineer – Underground

Number of Positions available: 1

Reports to: Underground Manager

Job Description:

AMC Consultants is a leading mining consultancy, providing services exclusively to the minerals sector.

We work with our clients to plan new mines or improve the operations of existing mines. Our expertise spans mining engineering, exploration, geotechnical engineering, geology, metallurgy, feasibility studies, strategy optimization, technical audits, appraisals, expert reports, and business improvement services.

Our office in Melbourne is currently seeking a dynamic Principal Mining Engineer – Underground with a strong technical ability, business development skills and capable of providing top-quality consulting services.

The best candidate will have a balance of operational experience together with demonstrated ability to communicate through reports and presentations with key stakeholders.

Specialist Skills Required:

  • Expert knowledge in a range of mining methods and all aspects of underground mine engineering.
  • Sound working knowledge of a broad range of planning and operation practices.
  • Solid experience in the areas of project management, feasibility studies and mine planning.
  • Experience in due diligence activities.
  • Experience in Mineral Reserve estimation and auditing.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders including senior management, technical professionals and operational personnel.
  • Business development skills and experience.
  • Sound working knowledge of mine planning software packages.
  • Strong technical, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and report writing skills.
  • Consulting experience.
  • Mentoring skills and experience.
  • Ability/interest in team development/management would be highly desirable.
  • Experience in open-pit mining would be desirable

Qualifications Required:

A degree in mining engineering with more than 20 years of practical experience relevant to the responsibilities listed above.


The salary package offered for this position will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

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