Senior Process Engineer

Unique opportunity to work on an ambitious mining rehabilitation project!

Your new company
Our client, a leading national company specialised in the mining industry, is recruiting a Senior Process Engineer to work on an ambitious rehabilitation project in a remote mining site in the Northern Territory.

Your new role
You will be responsible to provide the technical lead for thermal water treatment in the context of the mining site closure and rehabilitation. You will participate in a complex operation with 6 GL of process water inventory and seasonally high rainfall. The team is currently processing 9 ML per day, and you will support the reduction and eventual depletion of all bulk water inventory. This is a full-time role with 10 hours of work a day, Monday to Friday, on a BIBO arrangement from Darwin. The position is a temporary role with an on-going duration which is expected to be till the end of the project in 2028.
Your key responsibilities will be:
  • Analyse water treatment performance using process engineering, database tools and statistical analysis.
  • Develop and implement recommendations to improve processing of the thermal water and the sustainable operation of the Brine concentrator.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the required changes including engagement with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support to the processing operations.
  • Bring HPRO studies online and focus on defect elimination.
  • Work closely with engineering, project, and contract teams.

What you'll need to succeed
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline is required: Chemical, Process or Metallurgical Engineering.
  • Significant experience with a mining or industrial processing facility is highly desirable.

What you'll get in return
You will join a highly skilled team in one of the leading companies in the sector and participate in an ambitious closure project in the Northern Territory. Competitive salary package on offer for the right candidate.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or contact Victor LAURENT at Hays on 0889436036 or email
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job Type
Energy, Utilities & Mining
NT, Regional

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Victor Laurent, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Darwin
Level 2, Darwin Central, 21 Knuckey Street

Telephone: 0889436036

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