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Graduate Mining Engineer Program 2025

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Mining Engineer

Role: Mining Engineer

Employment: Full-Time

Location: Perth, Australia

Job Overview

We are currently seeking our next generation of Mining Engineers to join our talented and diverse team at Byrnecut - open to International Students.

Byrnecut is one of the world's leading underground contract miners, providing a full suite of services to major mine owners throughout Australia and Internationally. With expert supervision and operators, state-of-the-art mining equipment and robust processes and systems, we offer clients a safe, efficient and professional contracting service to assist in optimising the development and production of their mineral resources across the globe.

About the Program

Our comprehensive 24 month Graduate Mining Engineer Program will immerse newly qualified engineers into crucial aspects of the mining cycle. Graduates will rotate through underground operational roles such as Truck Operator, Service Crew, Charge up, Bogger Operator and Driller before training as a Project Engineer.

Graduates will apply their tertiary learnings in a dynamic underground mining environment at one of our WA mines sites, gaining invaluable knowledge and experience for their careers ahead.

The people of Byrnecut are a key driver of our success. We’re looking for Graduates who share our company values; People, Innovation, Safety and Results. In return, we are committed to providing you with world-class training and development, unlimited support, and access to thousands of resources and networks that will set you up for a successful, long-term career with Byrnecut.

Upon completion of our program, we provide pathways to continue your career progression on either the operational career path working towards your Underground Shift Supervisor certificate and First Class Mine Managers Certificate or if you prefer the technical career path you can transfer to Mining Plus (entity within the Byrnecut Group) to be training in technical engineering services including drill and blast, mine design, planning and scheduling.

What We Offer

  • 14:7 FIFO roster
  • Exposure to state-of-the-art mining equipment and training
  • Training and assessment tools to attain a wide range of operational tickets and certifications
  • Fun and supportive working environment
  • Visa sponsorship (if required)
  • Accommodation and onsite camp facilities
  • Flights from Perth to/from the site
  • Experienced leadership for mentorship
  • Long-term career prospects
  • What You Need

  • Availability to commence work in 2025
  • Completion of a Mining Engineering degree
  • Full working rights within Australia or able to obtain a Visa
  • Hold a valid Manual Driver’s License
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Enhusiasm to immerse yourself in a variety of roles throughout the program
  • Successful candidates will be required to meet our pre-employment criteria including a drug and alcohol screening

  • About Byrnecut

    Byrnecut is an internationally renowned specialist underground mining contractor, offering a unique range of services and in-depth experience. Established in 1987, Byrnecut have grown into a group that employs thousands of people and operates a multimillion-dollar fleet of specialised underground mining equipment. We offer clients a safe, efficient, and professional contracting service to assist in optimising the development and production of their mineral resources globally.

    We are equipped with expert supervision, skilled operators, state of the art mining equipment and processes, plus comprehensive and robust safety systems with logistic support to drill, blast, excavate and transport material out of the mine. As one of the world's leading underground contract miners, Byrnecut works tirelessly to ensure we are A CUT ABOVE™.


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