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Outbye Services 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.

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

  • Responsible for all aspects of outbye engineering services including coal clearance, diesel fleet, compressed air, mine dewatering, process water, electrical infrastructure.
  • Management, development and mentoring of the outbye engineering team.
  • OPEX/CAPEX budget development and cost management for this area.
  •  Meeting availability targets and continuous improvement.

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • Practicing Certificate: Electrical or mechanical engineering manager of underground coal mines will be highly regarded.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ previous experience in management of a similar process area or supervisory role.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of mining legislation, best practice industry standards and risk management.
  • Strong safety focus, high standards and engineering ability.
  • Persons that have a practical, team based background and progressed their career to management level will be highly regarded.


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.

Applicants are required to reside within 100km of the mine.

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We reserve the right to close the advertisement and commence recruitment proceedings immediately.