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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 Mining Superintendent, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The role will require you to:
• Demonstrated skills in risk awareness, hazard identification and a strong commitment to safety performance.
• Able to manage, coach and lead operators and establish an effective team.
• Able to demonstrate courage to uphold standards, policies and procedures.
• Basic computer literacy - able to use MS Office suite of programs

Experience and Qualification

Essential Criteria:
• Thorough understanding of the QLD Coal Mining Legislation and how they pertain to individual and supervisor obligations.
• Demonstrated understanding of associated plant & machinery within the mining environment and how to apply "best" fit of same.
• Previous experience in providing leadership to effect project and operational success in an Open Cut Mining Environment
• Experienced in leading personnel in a mining environment, including prioritising tasks and allocation of same to crew members.
• Well-developed operating skills on a wide range of earthmoving equipment.

• QLD OCE Certificate (granted under the Coal Mining Act 1925 or OCE Certificate or Competency granted under the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999)
• Current Open Class Drivers Licence (mandatory)
• Standard 11 Mine Induction - SurfaceOpen
•  S1, S2, & S3 and G2 (mandatory)
• Senior First Aid Certificate or higher


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
  • Educations 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 19th October 2020