Industry Challenges

The Mining industry is going through a rapid transition to adapt to the future; from traditional mining to autonomous mining by developing smarter, more precision-focused, and data-driven processes. Encapsulating social, environmental, technological, and geopolitical challenges such as talent scarcity, complex safety challenges, digital transformation, localisation of supply chains, and the impact of climate change. Innovation is key to remaining successful and ensuring safety and sustainability policies drive future strategies.


Years’ Experience Providing Talent and Solutions to Mining Projects Globally


Talented Specialists Placed with Mining Projects Worldwide


Mining Specialists in our Network

The future of Mining and the potential impact it will continue to have on society depends on highly skilled specialists working together to reach sustainable goals, to rise to ongoing challenges, and to discover smarter ways to extract essential materials. Our global network of over 5000 Mining specialists operates as a seamless extension of our clients’ businesses in a compliant and efficient manner. This allows our clients to concentrate on the progress of their projects, operations, and key areas, such as safety and productivity.


Brunel’s extensive recruitment-related services are designed to provide our clients with total talent solutions. We deliver to all stages of a project lifecycle including geological exploration, feasibility studies, construction, commissioning, production, operations, maintenance, rehabilitation, and decommissioning. Brunel’s specialists have the experience and the skills required to adapt and change to future technologies and lead projects to success.

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Our Services

Recruitment: People & Talent

  • Contracting & Secondment
  • Permanent/Direct Recruitment
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Technical Training
  • Career Industry Training
  • Staff Secondment
  • Maintenance Excellence Training


Logistics: Global Mobility & Travel


  • Global Mobility & Immigration
    New Location Start-up and support in remote areas and regions


Technical: Project Support & Setup

  • Project Management
  • Statement of Work (SoW)
    Third Party (TPI) Vendor Inspection
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The Brunel Advantage

Since 1975, our mission has always been to connect specialists to exciting career opportunities, to support the development of these careers, and to offer fair and equal employment. This has enabled us to create a truly sustainable and durable business model. As a global company, we take our social responsibility seriously and have defined key commitments across our ESG policy that contribute to a healthier planet and a better future for generations to come.


Responsibility is embedded in our DNA and inspires unyielding determination to accomplish reliable and sustainable results for our clients. We offer:


  • Immediate access to specialists with exceptional skill-sets
  • Global and regional operational offices
  • The highest safety and compliance standards
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Proven expertise in:

  • Feasibility Studies, Design & Engineering
  • Mining Operations & Production
  • Environmental, ESG & Heritage
  • Construction & Commissioning
  • Fixed & Mobile Plant Maintenance
  • Drill & Blast
  • Health, Safety & Quality
  • Project Controls & Project
  • Management
  • Commercial & Contracts
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Geoscience & Metallurgy
  • Reclamation & Remediation
  • Information, Security, Technology &
  • Communications (ISTC)

Talented Specialists Powering the Future of Mining 

Brunel’s passion for people is our inspiration to connect talented specialists with our valued clients. By doing so, both parties have the opportunity to develop and drive the boundaries of innovation and business success to the next level.

Engaging Brunel guarantees high-quality workforce solutions underpinned by experience and integrity. Our ongoing commitment to the professional development of our people ensures that you not only have the skills you need today but also benefit from their progressive growth as we reach toward a brighter, smarter future together.

Job openings in Mining

Dewatering Heavy Diesel Fitter - 2:2 Roster - Days Only

undefined: Pilbara

undefined: Mining

undefined: Operations & Maintenance

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Reporting to the Water Management (Dewatering) Supervisor, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of diesel generators and pumps. Your role will involve working closely with the Water Management team to uphold equipment reliability and support dewatering operations effectively. Collaborating within the department, you'll contribute to maintaining optimal water management strategies that are crucial to the site's operational success.Conduct regular preventative maintenance checks on diesel generators, diesel-driven transfer pond pumps, and in-pit trailer-mounted pumps to ensure optimal performance and prevent potential issuesExecute scheduled maintenance tasks for diesel generators, transfer pond pumps, and in-pit trailer-mounted pumps, following manufacturer guidelines and company protocolsProvide immediate and effective breakdown maintenance support to minimize downtime and ensure the quick restoration of generator and pump functionalityPerform the majority of maintenance tasks in the workshop or mechanical yard environmentAssist with and conduct inspections and repairs on multistage submersible pumps and standard single impeller pumpsEnsure all maintenance activities are carried out safely, adhering to safety standards and regulations

Experienced Blast Crew Operator

undefined: Perth

undefined: Mining

undefined: Trade

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Working as part of a drill and blast team, you will be required to:Prime and load blast holesMark up drill patternsSupport your team members to achieve the unit’s shared objectives.Monitor and set up blast zones QA/QC of blast holes - recording data to pass onto supervisorsWorking alongside drillers and shot firers to complete ad-hoc tasks such as refueling LVs and other machinery and general maintenance activities.Upholding safety regulations and protocol.

Experienced Blast Hole Drillers

undefined: Perth

undefined: Mining

undefined: Trade

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Operate blast hole drilling machinery, including rotary drills and down-the-hole drills.Ensure safe drilling operations by following strict safety protocols.Survey and mark drilling locations based on project specifications.Drill holes to specified depths and diameters according to geological conditions.Collect rock samples for analysis and maintain accurate drilling records.Perform routine maintenance on drilling equipment and troubleshoot mechanical issues.Communicate effectively with team members and report drilling progress.Adhere to environmental regulations during drilling operations.Stay informed about new drilling technologies and participate in training programs.Contribute to the success of mining and construction projects by providing accurate and efficient drilling services.

Hydrogeologist - 8/6 Roster - FIFO

undefined: Pilbara

undefined: Mining

undefined: Exploration & Geosciences

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Reporting to the Water Services Superintendent,you will play a central role in developing, implementing, and reviewing dewatering plans aligned with operational mine plans. This position requires strong communication, time management, and technical skills to ensure timely completion of robust hydrogeological assessments, vital for effective business communication.Review quarterly mine plans to develop monthly operational dewatering and water supply plans, monitoring progress using reports, water level interpretation, and operational water balancesProvide technical hydrogeological guidance and support to operational departments regarding mine water management and compliance with Environmental and Water Licence obligationsDrive improvement projects and collaborate on their execution, focusing on operational benefits and stakeholder satisfactionContribute to mine planning efforts related to dewatering, water supply, and depressurisation initiativesAssist in compiling End of Month data and KPI reporting for ManagementManage water monitoring data collection, QA/QC processes, and database (Envirosys) managementFoster collaborative relationships with internal departments and external stakeholders to enhance knowledge, scope development, system evolution, and risk awareness in water management decision-making processes