Mine manager sample resume

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Doug Downes

44 Tonka St
Mt McKinley WA 6700
0411 222 333
(08) 5555 6666


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

Steve McGibben - Senior Mine Engineer
Phone:(08) 6666 7777

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