Geotechnical Engineer

Date: 28 Jun 2024

Location: Subiaco, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star Resources? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations across Western Australia, Northern Territory and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.


At Northern Star Resources, we live by our STARR Core Values which encapsulates Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


Adding to the ongoing success of our Technical Services portfolio across the group, our Jundee and Thunderbox operations are both seeking for a Geotechnical Engineer. This role offers a long-term and fulfilling future within our well resourced site based department, working on 8:6 roster. Be a part of our journey towards sustained excellence.


What you can look forward to:

  • Conduct thorough underground and surface inspections to address geotechnical hazard reports and requests.
  • Maintain and enhance geotechnical hazard reporting systems and ensure high-quality data management.
  • Collect and analyse data from instrumentation, monitoring systems, and inspection records to support operational safety.
  • Offer expert geotechnical advice to ensure compliance with all company and statutory requirements.
  • Contribute geotechnical expertise to the mine design and scheduling process, including designing and monitoring ground support systems.


To thrive in this role, you’ll bring:


Expertise and Accomplishments:

Qualifications in Geotechnical Engineering or Civil Engineering with practical expertise in rock mechanics, tunnelling or mining engineering. Desirable skills include proficient with seismic monitoring systems, numerical modelling (Map3D & Phase2) and geotechnical software (Rocscience RS2/RS3, Dips, Unwedge).



Success in this role will come from your skills in accountability, cross-functional collaboration, and fostering strong stakeholder relationships, along with your passion for challenging the norm to drive continuous improvement and innovation.


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program - cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.


Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance. Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.


Sounds ideal? E-mail your CV to Kevin Nguyen at OR click the 'Apply' button