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CHPP Production Technician

Location: Singleton, NSW, 2330

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

Yancoal MTW’s North CHPP is currently seeking a Technician to join the team on a fulltime basis. Working a 12 Hour Day/ Night rotating roster and reporting to the CHPP Production Supervisor, your primary responsibilities will be to operate all areas of the Coal Preparation plant in line with production schedules.

The role will require you to:

  • Operate and monitor the preparation plant to optimise production and quality at all times;
  • Provide a timely response to operational and maintenance issues to ensure targets are met;
  • Inspect and monitor coal processing;
  • Complete allocated preventative maintenance tasks and inspections as assigned;
  • Maintain cleanliness of all areas of the CHPP;
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives including production and safety improvements.

Skills and Experience

To succeed in the role the following skills and attributes:

  • Mechanical Trade qualification;
  • Sound knowledge of operating systems specific to the CHPP;
  • Ability to communicate effectively by sharing knowledge with others and helping the team;
  • Pro-active approach to problem solving with the ability to work well under pressure;
  • Industry relevant qualifications (High Risk licenses);
  • Sound computer literacy, preferably with an understanding of SAP systems.

Along with strong technical knowledge you will also possess strong work ethic, excellent communication, proven commitment to safety, ability to work in a dynamic team and a ‘can do’ approach to work challenges. You must have a commitment to continuous improvement, working safely and meeting environmental standards.


Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible wages employees:

  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions

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

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.


Applications close : 24 May 2022.