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Open Cut Mining Engineer

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 the Senior Mining Engineer at Moolarben Coal Operations, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The role will require you to:

  • Engage with senior leaders within the business regarding mine planning and design activities
  • Work closely with operations to provide short term mine plans and schedules
  • Support continuous improvement projects and mine optimisation
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly reporting

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in an open pit coal mining environment with engineering exposure
  • A tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or related discipline
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • The motivation and ability to be self-driven and work autonomously


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


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

The successful applicant must be willing to live within 100km of the mine.

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.