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UG Mine Surveyor - Cadet

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

At Moolarben Coal Operations, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to kick start your career in Mine Surveying. If you have a can-do attitude and a goal to develop a career as a Registered Mine Surveyor, then we have the perfect opportunity for you.

Reporting to the Underground Mine Surveyor, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The role will require you to provide assistance in survey control and planning services to the Registered Mine Surveyor of the Underground Mining Operation as you:

  • Develop and update mining plans using the AutoCAD Civil 3D product.
  • Operate survey instruments including Total Station, GPS and Level.
  • Collect and process survey data to assist in preparation of plans, reports and other forms of spatial information.
  • Contribute to the alignment of the underground roadways and setout major mine infrastructure

Skills and Experience

  • Eligible to enrol in, currently enrolled in or recently completed a Spatial Science or Surveying degree.
  • Very good interpersonal skills, including excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to solve problems
  • A professional work ethic and the ability to strive for continuous improvement.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.


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

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