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Underground Mine Surveyor

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 and reporting to the Underground Technical Services Manager, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The role will require you to perform the duties of the Nominated Mine Surveyor for the Underground Mining Operation as you:

  • Hold and maintain the Underground Registered Mine Surveyor competency
  • Maintain the Mine Control Network
  • Maintain the Mine Survey Plan
  • Ensure surveys and control are accurate and compliant to relevant mining legislation
  • Develop and update mining plans using the AutoCAD Civil 3D product.
  • Set out major mine infrastructure projects and underground roadways
  • Manage and complete subsidence surveys in accordance with relevant mining approvals
  • Mentor a team of Underground Surveyors

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Registration as a Mine Surveyor for Underground in NSW
  • A Degree in Surveying or an equivalent qualification.
  • Minimum 5yrs experience in Underground Mining.
  • Very good interpersonal skills, including excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • 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


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

The successful candidate is expected 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.