People are essential to the growth and development of Western Areas, and we invest in the personal and professional development of our employees.

We attract and employ people who share our values and want to make a positive contribution to the environment in which they work.

  • Mining Engineer - Corporate Office
    October 2019

    • Western Areas is a fast-growing mining company, as one of the world’s leading nickel producers.  There is an exciting new opportunity at the Corporate Office for a Mining Engineer to join our team to assist with developing project studies, and participate in the medium and Long-term operation and production plans. This role will assist in driving the current and new projects of Western Areas into success.

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  • Contracts Administrator
    October 2019

    • An opportunity has arisen to join our large scale construction project at Cosmos Nickel Operation which is a great team. The Contracts Administrator role ideally suits a Quantity Surveyor or Contracts Manager.

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  • Commercial and Logistics Assistant
    October 2019

    • An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, energetic Commercial and Logistics Assistant to join our team at Perth Corporate Office.

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Activity Report

We were very pleased to release our quarterly report this morning, which confirmed we met full year guidance for FY19. We had a very strong cashflow quarter and the Odysseus Project early works were completed… READ MORE

Odysseus Project Update

Western Areas continues to advance the Odysseus mine at its Cosmos Nickel Project. Early works completed, Shaft headframe and winder secured and phase two of mine development advancing. Continue Reading   READ MORE

Pirate Ship Foundation

Dan “Black Dog” Lougher, along with other Perth CEO’s Walked the Plank on Friday, 7th June. Thanks to your support and generous donations, Dan raised $15,895! Collectively, over a whopping $112K was raised for The… READ MORE