Graduate Mining Engineer

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Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Professional

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining seek a keen and motivated Graduate Mining Engineer to join our Mining team. This will be a permanent position on a 2/1 continuous shift roster FIFO from Perth to Cape Preston. Working across the Mining Department to gain first hand practical experience. This challenging and rewarding position will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop your career and work alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe and outcome focused environment.


The Purpose of the Role

The Graduate Engineers will work across the Mining Department to gain first hand practical experience with pit designs, drill and blast designs, daily/weekly/monthly mine planning support and providing technical support to the Mining Engineers and Superintendents. You will gain operational experience within the production team in the first year, before moving onto Drill & Blast. When your pit experience has been successfully completed, this will enable the Graduate Engineer to gain a WA Quarry Manager’s certificate of competency and practical hands-on experience which will provide context for future career development.


To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering or similar
  • Solid Vacation work experience or 1 year’s post graduate experience preferred
  • Broad knowledge of the principles of open pit mining or bulk earthworks preferred
  • Must have full Australian working rights
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivation, a passion for mining, enthusiasm to learn and develop personally and professionally
  • You will also have an overarching commitment to safety.


If you have the necessary skills, experience and enthusiasm to be an asset to our Mining Team, we would welcome your application. To enable us to process your application simply click on the 'Apply' button below.


What we offer

  • The chance to work at an innovative, world-class project
  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression and training


About CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM)


CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast, south of Karratha.

We’re spearheading a new downstream processing industry for the nation, transforming magnetite iron ore into a high-grade, premium export product.

Sino Iron is a fully integrated operation – featuring a mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

We’re looking for motivated team players, with good communication skills and a can-do attitude, who want to become part of Western Australia’s iron ore future.


To Apply

  • Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position earlier than stated.
  • Please note: it is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.   
  • As an employee of CPM you’ll be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff.


To learn more about Sino Iron, please visit

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