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Mining Technician - Yardman

Location: Camberwell, NSW, 2330

About the Business

Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland.  Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Outbye Coordinator and indirectly to the shift Undermanager, the role of the Yardman is to work on the surface, loading and unloading deliveries. The successful applicants will also be required to move stock and materials to and from storage as well as loading onto underground equipment for transporting underground. The Yardman position may be required to perform underground duties as reasonably directed.

The duty of the Yardman will also include but not limited to:
• Stacking goods packed onto pallets or in crates around surface storage facilities
• Checking loads are secured
• Performing daily equipment checks
• Examining products being delivered to verify conformance to quality standards
• Work to material and supply schedule
• Be motivated and self-manage allocated tasks and priorities
• Maintain high standards of surface work area

Skills and Experience

• Minimum 1-year experience in the same or similiar position
• Qualification in rigging / dogging (highly desirable)
• Current forklift license (highly desirable)
• Dieci Operators appointment
• HR drivers license (highly desirable)
• 20 tonne slewing crane license incorporating CN & CA (highly desirable)
• Excellent hazard identification skills with a willingness to participate
• Have a high mechanical aptitute


We are seeking two Yardman to work at Ashton Coal Operation, one on each of the following rosters:


Monday - Friday Dayshift

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
6:30am to 3:15pm 6:30am to 3:15pm 6:30am to 3:15pm 6:30am to 3:15pm 6:30am to 1:30pm


Monday - Thursday Afternoon Shift

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
2:30pm to 12:00am 2:30pm to 12:00am 2:30pm to 12:00am 2:30pm to 12:00am



Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible wages employees:

  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions


If you would like to apply for this role please click the Apply button.


Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We reserve the right to close the advertisement before the advertised end date and commence recruitment proceedings immediately.


Applications close 25 October 2020