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Weekend Engineering / Project Coordinator

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

Based at Moolarben Coal Operations, reporting to the Senior Site Engineer and working collaboratively with the Weekend Under Manager, the Weekend Engineer will manage all engineering activities on the weekend roster. This position is suited to a candidate that has sound problem solving ability and a disciplined approach to ensure:

  • The safe and efficient execution of the maintenance plans and production targets.
  • Detailed reporting of maintenance completion and further corrective action required.
  • Manage all engineering processes and resources on the weekend roster.
  • The ability to adjust the maintenance plan and prioritization of resources due to changing circumstances.

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in electrical (preferred) or mechanical engineering.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role.
  • High level knowledge of all aspects associated with operation and maintenance of modern mining plant and equipment.
  • Sound knowledge of longwall systems


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 before the advertised end date and commence recruitment proceedings immediately.