Mine Superintendent

About the role

As the Superintendent Mining you will be responsible for managing the safe operation of all mining activities across the allocated mine site and in line with agreed and planned customer volume and delivery requirements. This role is the key SIMEC mining leader onsite.

Based in Whyalla and reporting into the Manager Mining, the Superintendent Mining will take a lead role in managing mining activities across the allocated mine sites.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the team on site, driving the operation to deliver mine plans safely and effectively
  • Ensure that all tasks are carried out in accordance with SIMEC’s policies and procedures as well as ensuring compliance with the relevant legislative requirements
  • Foster a safe work culture environment with a strong focus on rewarding performance and continuous improvement
  • Develop, coach and mentor the team and ensure the appropriate training is provided as needed along with a detailed career plan
  • Manage the subcontractors on site and provide timely and regular updates
  • Lead the team and provide support to run the mine site to an outstanding professional standard and ensure mining activities have adequate resources
  • Support the team to troubleshoot and resolve any technical or safety issues

About your experience

You will be a passionate and committed individual with a strong focus on safety and continuous learning coupled with the ability to deliver on SIMEC’s key business objectives.

You will also have;

  • Tertiary Qualification in Mining Engineering (preferred)
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in mining operations
  • Extensive open pit experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build, develop and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deliverables simultaneously
  • Mine Planning, pit supervision and contractor management experience
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Experience in commercial reporting and budgeting

About our team

Join the team and be part of a greener future in mining and steel

Help shape a sustainable future in mining and steel

SIMEC mining, part of GFG Alliance, has committed to take the lead in decarbonising the steel industry, with an ambition to be carbon neutral by 2030.

SIMEC Mining in the Middle Back Ranges, near Whyalla in South Australia, is one of the best locations in the world for high quality magnetite; the quality feed needed to make GREEN IRON and GREEN STEEL.

Being located just 50kms from the Whyalla Port and our very own steelworks, we are in a prime position to drive this global change.

Whyalla boasts a broad range of services, educational and recreational opportunities being part of the community means you can go home after your shift and spend time with family, play sport and be a regular member of team.

Come and join our team and be at the forefront of expanding and transforming our industry sector, as we work and play together to shape a sustainable future for future generations.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey. 

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.