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Water Superintendent

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

Reporting to the CHPP Manager at Moolarben Coal Operations, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The role will require you to:

  • Ensure a safe work environment is maintained through demonstrated commitment to safe behaviors
  • Manage the effective operation and maintenance of the WTP
  • Manage the integrity of relevant water infrastructure across the complex
  • Liaise with CHPP, Open Cut and Underground areas of responsibility to effectively manage water and brine across the Moolarben Complex
  • Maintain water accounting for the site, inflows/outflows and water balance including forecasting and water management strategy
  • Monitor dam water levels/qualities and develop pumping plans for the complex
  • Develop and implement process improvement projects

Skills and Experience

  • Chemical or Environmental Engineering Degree (or similar)
  • Relevant experience in a similar water treatment role (minimum 3 years)
  • Ability to source and analyse data to facilitate management decision making
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


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.