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Longwall Engineer

Location: Mudgee NSW 2850

About the Business

•    Lead a dynamic team.
•   Be based in Mudgee NSW, the Top Tourist Town for NSW in 2021 and 2022.

We are Australia’s largest pure-play coal producer generating over $10 billion in Foreign Direct Investment; owning, operating or participating in coal mines across NSW, Queensland and Western Australia. To learn more about what it's like to work at Yancoal check out our LinkedIn page.

Moolarben Coal mine is Australia’s largest thermal coal producer and has both Underground and Open cut operations producing over 21 million tpa.  It has over 800 employees with employees residing in the beautiful Mudgee area, with all the facilities for a fantastic family lifestyle.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Site Engineer, the Longwall Engineer will assist to effectively manage the longwall system in a safe and efficient manner so the process operates productively to deliver business targets through.

  • Implementation, monitor and improve mechanical and electrical maintenance systems to ensure equipment availability is maximized.
  • Budget development, cost control and life cycle management of the longwall system.
  • Continual improvement, monitor compliance and availability of the longwall system.

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering.
  • Experience managing an engineering process or area.
  • Superior planning and problem solving skills.
  • A team builder and the ability to motivate the longwall team to achieve high levels of performance.
  • High level knowledge of all aspects associated with operation, maintenance and overhaul of modern longwall equipment.


  • All roles are referenced to current relevant market matching data
  • A vast range of retail discounts including major department stores, cinemas, restaurants 
  • Subsidised corporate health insurance for you and your family
  • Financial assistance and study leave for relevant qualifications
  • Above industry standard paid parental leave provisions
  • Multiple types of flexible work arrangements
  • Access to financial advice from a leading bank
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary sacrifice options, Service recognition rewards, Employee Assistance Programs

All candidates must reside or be willing to relocate to an area within 100km of the operation

How to apply
Yancoal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages those from all backgrounds to consider applying. If this is sounding like what you might be looking for in your next role apply today to start an exciting new journey with us.