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CHPP Operator/Maintainer - Electrical

Location: Chinchilla, QLD, 4413

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 CHPP Crew Leading Hand, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The role will require you to:
• Participate and adhere to the site SHMS - Prides / Hazards reporting adn risk assessments
Operating and monitoring of Coal Handling Prep Plant (CHPP)
• Maintain accurate daily product report
• Daily CHPP Plant inspections
• Using plant PLC system (Citect)
• Identifying improvement opportunities
Maintaining the CHPP on breakdown and planned work - this includes electrical and mechanical duties as required
Train Load out operations
• Loading trains & monitoring Citect system
• Daily TLO inspections

Operating mobile equipment for ROM/Bypass adn Train Loading Operations
• Wheel Loader - Komatsu WA600 / 900 / CAT 980K
• Stockpile dozer - Komatsu 275 / CAT D10T
• Ancillary equipment - skid steer, telehandler, grader, watercart
• Equipment pre-starts
Other duties include;
• Bypass Crushing Operations
• Tailings management
• Domestic Coal Operations
• Water management with site pumping infrastructure
• Site electrical work as required - planned / breakdown
• Attend site training courses as required

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:
• Experience maintaining industrial fixed plant is essential
• Experience working safely in an industrial environment
• Well developed verbal adn written communication skills
• Good computer literacy
• Flexibility to change as priorities change
• Good team work in a small team environment

• Relevant industrial electrical trade
• Current unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
• Standard 11 induction - advantageous
• RII's for operating loaders and dozers - advantageous


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 4th December 2020