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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 Technical Services Superintendent, you will play a key role in the site's Mine Engineering team. You will be part of a team that is dynamic and motivated in optimising the value of the operation, utilising the latest technology coupled with your experience. You will be involved with key stakeholders accross the business, with exposure to other departments to ensure success in the role and in the mine.  

Skills and Experience

This position is part of the Technical Services team and is primarily responsible for the mine design of the mining operations at Cameby Downs. Through effective communication with other Departments you will ensure that the plan is implemented successfully by the Mining Department.

• Experienced in the provision of engineering applications within an Open Cut coal mining environment
• Experienced in aspects related to mining operations
• Exposure to mining software packages and well developed Microsoft Office skills
• Understanding of risk awareness, hazard identification and a strong commitment to safety performance
• Experienced in maintaining communication across a number of departments

Essential Criteria:
• Tertiary Qualification in Mining Engineering (or Equivalent)
• Minimum 2 years experience in an Open Cut Coal Mine Operation


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

  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Education Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

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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 30 September 2021