Mine manager sample resume

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Doug Downes

44 Tonka St
Mt McKinley WA 6700
0411 222 333
(08) 5555 6666
[email protected]


Solid background in open pit iron ore mining, with advanced expertise in mine planning, scheduling and geotechnical procedures, as well as strong leadership, determination, financial nous and business management skills. I am someone who can maintain a relaxed but hard-working site culture, and I contribute significantly to the growth and efficiency of the mine over its lifetime. I am ready to go to the next level in my career and take on a senior leadership role.


Department of Mines and Petroleum, WA Government
Perth, WA
Unrestricted Quarry Manager Certificate
Graduated: 2008


University of Western Australia
Perth, WA
Bachelor of Mining Engineering
Graduated: 2005


Work Experience

November 2008 – Present: Senior Mine Engineer
Truforce Ltd
Ravensthorpe, WA

Truforce is a nationally recognised leader in iron ore extraction and mining innovation.


  • Oversee mine design, planning and development, and scheduling of mine progression
  • Conduct forecasting and budgeting
  • Monitor plans and review against targets and performance
  • Identify opportunities to enhance systems and productivity
  • Supervise and mentor other mine engineers
  • Oversee health and safety of the site, particularly in relation to issues such as ventilation
  • Ensure the safety of mining equipment
  • Understand all aspects of operation and learn new skills as required, such as drilling and blasting
  • Ensure operations comply with internal and external policy and legislation


  • Achieved new safety record in first year in role
  • Oversaw mine development using computer evaluation of various deposits
  • Implemented new drainage system, improving mine performance markedly
  • Oversaw establishment of new geotechnical standards and systems for mine
February 2006 – November 2008: Junior Mine Engineer
Xtruda Mining
Port Bedlam, WA


  • Undertook specific project work based on the technical and operational aspects of the mining operation
  • Performed budgeting and forecasting
  • Provided valuable input into mine planning, using XPAC software
  • Maintained detailed production schedule
  • Completed ring designs and designs for service holes, raised bores and long hole rises for slots
  • Completed stope preparation
  • Completed task observations on underground contractors and performed frequent inspections
  • Monitored contractor performance
  • Complied with and monitored safe working practices to ensure that statutory requirements and company standards were met


Software Proficiency Experience
Microsoft Office Advanced 12 years
AUTOCAD Advanced 8 years
VULCAN, XPAC Advanced 7 years


Personal Interests

My interests include car restoration, jogging and guitar.


Brett Dodd - Mine Manager
Truforce Ltd
Phone:(08) 5111 0000
Email:[email protected]

Steve McGibben - Senior Mine Engineer
Phone:(08) 6666 7777
Email:[email protected]

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