You have read every prospectus for every engineering course in the country and in theory the job looks ok. You have looked into the various roles throughout the entire mining process from exploration and feasibility studies through to build, production and even mine closure and land rehabilitation. But what is life actually like as a mining engineer? What should you realistically expect?Continue reading “Thinking of being a mining engineer? Here’s what to expect”
Commodity prices are rising and mining activity is ramping up, which means more jobs are becoming available in Australia’s resources sector. Here’s how to capitalise on the widely reported mining skills shortage and secure the job you want.
Do your research
This is a prerequisite for any job-seeking process really, but it’s especially pertinent for a sector that has seen so much turbulence in recent years.
Once again, this year we showed our support for the engineers of tomorrow by attending The University of Queensland Engineering Undergraduate Society (UQ EUS) Careers Fair on 1 March 2018.