Senior Production Engineer - Tropicana Gold Mine



Post Start Date:  28 Feb 2024



Join AngloGold Ashanti and make Gold a part of your Story. A story of exploring, mining, and processing one of the world’s rarest and most sought-after metals. Gold revolutionises and shapes the way in which society functions - come and be a part of our team, a team committed to building a better future.

About us

At AngloGold Ashanti, we pride ourselves on having a collaborative workplace that is focused on providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. We want to create an environment where people feel comfortable to bring their whole, authentic self to work and feel safe, respected, and valued while doing so.

AngloGold Ashanti is one of the world's largest gold producers with operations and projects spanning across four continents. Our globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. We offer a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.

In Australia we own and manage the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, and the Tropicana Gold Mine (70% AGA owned 30% Regis Resources). These are two of Western Australia’s premier gold operations, with ongoing investment and exploration taking place across both open pit and underground operations at each site.

The Opportunity

At AGA we celebrate diversity – diversity of thought and experience is important to us. We look for people that have an abundance of willingness and are up to the challenge of making a difference.  With this in mind, if you feel that you may not tick all of the boxes below but believe you have something unique to contribute to our team, we strongly encourage you to apply – let’s have the conversation.

We are currently seeking a Senior Production Engineer to join our team on a permanent basis at Tropicana Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, this role has a mix between a technical and leadership tasks and will lead and provide guidance to a well-connected and supportive team of open pit production engineers.

This role is offered on an 8/6 FIFO roster with flights directly to site from Perth or Kalgoorlie. Other flexible roster options will also be considered.



  • Coordinating coaching and mentoring Mining Engineers on daily activities
  • Provide technical expertise, support and ongoing development of the Production team
  • Ensure implementation and compliance of the Weekly Plan
  • Peer review and quality control of the engineering design and plans
  • Ensure all engineering and planning activities comply with the relevant site standards and operating procedures
  • Providing production inputs to Monthly plan and communicate risks with key stakeholders


About You

People are at the heart of everything we do. We want you to collaborate with us, share your ideas and feel confident to challenge the status quo.  To be considered, we would like to see you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent
  • Previous operational experience in hard rock open pit mining
  • Prior experience in mine design and scheduling software (Vulcan, Surpac or Deswik)
  • Competent in daily/weekly and monthly planning
  • Strong understanding of open pit mining practice
  • Knowledge of open pit design, scheduling and drilling and blasting
  • Proficient computer skills with MS Office
  • Experience of mentoring graduate/mining engineers
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, including report writing, procedural and training documentation.
  • Unrestricted Quarry manager certificate or ability to acquire one - Desirable
  • A current Western Australian ‘C’ class drivers license
  • Ability to obtain a National Police Clearance
  • Permanent work rights in Australia are mandatory

Culture and Benefits

Our workplace demonstrates dignity and respect for each other, we offer challenging work, highly competitive remuneration that is regularly adjusted to market conditions and career development opportunities.   At AGAA we consider learning as a shared responsibility and your personal development is important to us.  Your new benefits will include:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunity to work for an endorsed WORK180 employer
  • Access to our industry-leading Wellness Program
  • Active committees driving Diversity & Inclusion
  • Top Tier Private Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Performance Bonus and Incentive Program
  • Salary sacrifice options


Our full list of benefits and why we are recognised as an Endorsed Employer for Women by WORK180 can be seen on the WORK180 website.

AGAA recognises that standard recruitment processes are not accessible to everyone. If there are any accommodations or supports that would assist you in participating in the recruitment process for this role, please reach out to our Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity team at

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.



Requisition ID:  22595
Category:  Mine Operations
Posting Salary:  Market Related