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Underground Senior 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

The role will require you to:

  • Undertake monthly Short Term Mine Planning forecasts (XPac) and Mine Plan Options analysis
  • Provide detailed input into mine design reviews and operational planning
  • Identify and Lead operational improvement projects
  • Assist in the operational management of Secondary Support and Ventilation Contractors
  • Assist in Ventilation Planning and Ventilation Statutory Compliance
  • Undertake multi-disciplinary Mining Engineering Projects


Skills and Experience
  • Tertiary Qualification in Mining Engineering
  • 5 Years Underground Coal Experience
  • Underground Coal Mine Planning proficiency – XPac and AutoCAD
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and time management skills
  • Statutory qualifications in Underground Coal Mining such as Ventilation Officer or Deputy qualification 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
  • Educations Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Flexible Work Arrangements


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

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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.