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Mining Engineer

Location: Singleton NSW 2330

About the Business

We are Australia’s largest pure-play coal producer generating over $10 billion in Foreign Direct Investment;  owning, operating or participating in nine producing coal mines across NSW, Queensland and Western Australia. 

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

MTW are seeking a Mining Engineer to join our Mid Term Planning team.

Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer, the Mining Engineer is accountable for developing designs to support the LOM, 5 year and budget plans. This is will include maintaining a rolling 18 month design inventory and infrastructure planning when required. You will be part of a successful Technical Services team that enjoy what they do and value each other’s contributions. The role will require you to: 

  • Support the development of LOM plans per Yancoal requirements;
  • Develop reserve sets as required for budget and 5-year plan processes;
  • Evaluate mine planning options to improve operational efficiency;
  • Maintain an inventory of medium-term designs, out to 18 months;
  • Liaise and engage with the operational teams to ensure delivery of the plan;
  • Coach, mentor and help develop the skills of fellow engineers and graduates;
  • Monitor compliance to legislative requirements and site standards; and
  • Apply a continuous improvement methodology to all that you do.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidates will display the Yancoal – ‘Our Way’ behaviours in everyday practice and fosters a ‘One Team’ culture. Along with promoting and driving the Yancoal values of People, Safety, Innovation, Integrity and Excellence. To be successful in the role you will also display the following skills and attributes:


Essential Criteria:

  • A Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or in a related engineering discipline;
  • Mining experience in large-scale operations, preferably in coal
  • Experience with CAD design software packages such as Deswik, Minex or Vulcan.
  • An eye for detail and an ability to develop practical and achievable mine designs and schedules
  • Strong communication and time management skills coupled with an ability to problem-solving;
  • Ability to build effective relationship and influence with key stakeholders across the business;
  • Leadership, mentoring and coaching skills
  • Moderate MS Office Skills

Desirable criteria:

  • Previous experience with Spry


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.