Mining Engineer/Raisedrill Estimator

Full Time



RUC Mining Contractors are an established Western Australian Underground Contractor who is part of the global Murray & Roberts Group and is a diversified underground mining contractor with an extensive portfolio Development, Production, Shaft Sinking and Raiseboring projects throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific.


  • Generous long service incentive program

  • Full Time Permanent position

  • Free Parking

  • Income Protection Insurance provided by RUC

  • Great team working environment


The Estimator is responsible for liaising with clients to get a full understanding of the scope of work and accurately estimating all costs accordingly, allocating resources aligned to schedule criteria, and applying new technologies to tenders. Developing existing relationships and creating new opportunities across the Resources and Mining sectors. The role is based in Belmont reporting to the Business Development Manager.


  • Review and manage all tender submissions and expressions of interest

  • Coordinate the review and approval process of all tenders prior to submission

  • Implement bid strategies for projects, monitor and meet proposal preparation timelines

  • Provide commercial and strategic solutions and advice

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients and key stakeholders

  • Keep up to date with the market and upcoming opportunities

  • Keep up to date with new Technologies


  • Demonstrated experience working on small to medium projects as an estimator or

  • Relevant experience in budgeting within a mining organisation/client

  • Sound knowledge of the Underground mining and resources sector

  • Be flexible and capable of adapting to ever-changing work environments

  • Have a hands-on approach to achieving a common goal and interacting with all stakeholders

  • Ability to manage workloads and prioritise to hit demanding deadlines

  • Ability to work autonomously


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering or a similar discipline

  • Excel/Modelling skills

  • Proven experience in Resources & Mining sectors

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Detailed knowledge of project controls and management

  • Financial acumen

If this sounds like a role that would be suited to you, please click 'Apply'. below - If you are applying via Email, please attach your CV and a Covering Letter.

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