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Control Room Operator

Location: Mudgee, NSW 2850

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 Underground Production Superintendent you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The role will require you to:

  • Coordinate daily mine control activities including manning and equipment location and allocation of resources.
  • Provide support and services during emergency response in a safe and effective manner to ensure the mine is managed in accordance with the legal and social responsibilities governing the operation.
  • Monitor, record and audit information from all areas of the Moolarben Underground Operations and communicate information from the mine to the relevant personnel.

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience as a Control Room Operator or similar role.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several tasks at once.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Strong safety and quality focus.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills


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


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

All candidates must reside or be willing to reside within 100km of the operation.

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 18th June 2021