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Maintainer (HV Electrical)

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 are currently looking for enthusiastic and driven HV Electrical Maintainers to become valued members of our team at Mount Thorley Warkworth. You will be responsible for the execution of planned maintenance, breakdown repairs and machine rebuilds. These roles are a great opportunity to contribute to productivity and continuous improvement initiatives in the Truck, Field and Mobile equipment maintenance areas of our business. You will be working on the following equipment; Komatsu 830 AC, DC Trucks, Cat 789, 795 Trucks, Water Carts, Cat Graders, Track Dozers, D11T, Letourneau Loaders, Cat Tyre Dozers, Liebherr & Hitachi Excavators, P&H 4100XPC Shovels, 9020 Dragline and Caterpillar Drills.

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:

•    High Voltage Electrical Trade Qualification;
•    Proven Heavy Industry experience;
•    Excellent communication skills;
•    Proven ability to work safely in a team environment;
•    Proven skill in diagnostic problem solving across the Truck, Field and Mobile fleet;
•    Demonstrated ability to produce a high quality of work;
•    Ability to problem solve technical issues quickly and efficiently.

The following skills are not essential however desirable:
•    SAP experience;
•    Previous OEM Experience and diagnostic/fault finding experience;
•    High Voltage Switching;
•    Industry relevant qualifications (high risk tickets);
•    Knowledge of planning / scheduling and risk assessment process.


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: 27 May 2022.