Working with Mincor

Mincor's core assets are its mines and tenement holdings in the Kambalda Nickel District, where it has been in production since 2001. Mincor currently operates two mines (Miitel and Mariners) and is active in nickel, gold and base metals exploration throughout Australia.

Mincor's growth strategy is aimed at growing its highly successful Kambalda nickel business while simultaneously expanding its interests across the wider minerals industry via base metals exploration and judicious project acquisitions.

Mincor is an Equal Opportunity Employer with many of its policies based on the belief that the men and women working within the company provide Mincor with its true competitive edge.

Positions available


Charge-up Person (experienced)

Relief Jumbo Operation/Shift Supervisor (experienced) 

 The successful applicants will need to reside in Kambalda.

The roster for Relief Jumbo Operator/Shift Supervisor is 7/3 - 7/4 (4 days - 3 nights, 4 off, then 3 days - 4 nights, 3 off), 10.5-hour shifts for Jumbo, 12-hour shifts for Shift Supervising, alternating between day shift and night shift.

The roster for Charge-up Person is based on Monday-Friday, day shift, 10.5 hour shifts.

For both roles the ability to be flexible in regards to shifts/days is highly desirable. No FIFO applications will be considered. Transport is provided from Kambalda to site.

  • Charge-up role - familiar with all aspects of long-hole stope charging and experience with IKON initiation systems a plus, as well as experienced on general service crew work.
  • Relief Jumbo Operator/Shift Supervisor - experience on Sandvik single boom and twin boom development jumbos, experience on long-hole production rigs a plus. Experience with all equipment in underground mine and experienced in supervision.

Kambalda is a town of 2,000 people with good retail, medical, sporting and educational facilities (primary and secondary). Kambalda is 60km north from Mincor's Miitel and Mariners mine sites, and the large regional city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is 60 km north of Kambalda. 

All applicants will need a clear drug & alcohol test, pre-employment medical, senior first aid certificate and current driver's licence. Charge-up Person applicants will require DGSC and Shot Firer's Licence. Relief Jumbo Operator/Shift Supervisor applicants will need to be the holder of a WA Underground Supervisor's Certificate of Competency or be eligible to attain one. 

Interested parties are to contact (in the first instance) and forward resume to:

Adrienne Titchener
Payroll Officer
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Tel: 08 9020 8653

Underground Diamond Drillers 

Mincor is seeking Underground Diamond Drillers for its operations based in the Kambalda region of Western Australia. Roster is 4 days 3 nights, 4 off - then 3 days 4 nights, 3 off. Transport provided from Kambalda. High annual earnings achievable.

Applicants must have:

  • Current driver's licence
  • Senior first aid
  • Police clearance

Applicants to reside in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie for interview process. 

Applications close 19 September 2014. 

To register your interest or obtain further information, please forward your covering letter and resume to:

Adam Cameron
Diamond Drill Supervisor
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Underground Mine Geologist 

Mincor operates two underground nickel mines in the Kambalda region of WA. The mines are Miitel and Mariners (both located within 5km of each other and 110km south of Kalgoorlie or 55km south of Kambalda). The operations work a five-day week with a rostered weekend once a month. Hours are from 7am to 5pm. 

The role is for a permanent underground mine geologist with exposure to extensional exploration. Graduates are encouraged to apply. The position is residential from Kalgoorlie or Kambalda. Transport to and from the mine is provided.

Key responsibilities:


  • Daily grade control including face mapping, mining instructions and face sampling
  • Backs/wall mapping
  • Core logging
  • Sludge hole sampling
  • Drill rig supervision
  • Generation and interpretation of sections and plans
  • Extensional exploration
  • Drill proposals
  • Database management and data entry
  • Stope modelling


Position requirements:


  • Degree in Geology or Geoscience 
  • Underground experience is desired, but not essential
  • Computer literacy
  • High work ethic and willingness to develop and push themselves (very important)
  • Team player


To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to Mark Muller (Chief Geologist) by clicking here

Mincor Resources NL
PO Box 342
Kambalda WA 6442

Updated: 9 September 2014


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