Advanced Operator


Posted on:  21st Feb 2024


Location: Blackwater QLD 4717

About the Business

Operating continuously since 1982 Yarrabee has a strong long term future outlook for on going coal production. The site employs a workforce of approximately 400 people, which proudly boasts it's integrated close knit culture of people who collectively pull together as a team. Yarrabee Mine's long history and strong future creates an exciting challenge for developing and navigating the requirements of the future. Yarrabee is a subsidiary of Yancoal Australia which 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. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations. We are looking for Multi Skilled Operators to join our team at Yarrabee located in Blackwater.

About the Role

This is your opportunity to join a team that embraces diverse talent, working together in a safe environment and delivering strategic outcomes . The crews onsite are supportive and full of great individuals and we are looking for candidates who will add to the positive culture on site.

Reporting to the OCE / Supervisor, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. We are looking for individuals who are professional multi skilled operators across a range of equipment include dozers, graders and diggers. The role will require you to be proficient in the safe operation of the heavy machinery and equipment on site and demonstrate ownership of your work area.

Roster: 4 Panels - 7:7, rotating day/night.

About You

As an experienced multi skilled operator in the Mining Industry you will posses the below attributes:

  • Previous experience in the operation and maintenance of Dozers, Watercarts, Graders & Haul Trucks within a mining or heavy industry environment
  • Thorough understanding of individual responsibilities in relation to the Coal Mining Safety&Health Act and associated regulations.
  • Sound communication skills within a mining environment
  • Skilled in hazard identification and responsive to safety issues
  • Demonstrated ability to positively contribute to a company culture

Skills and Experience

  • Applicable Coal Competencies - signed by SSE/Delegate
  • Current Standard 11 Mine Induction (Surface)
  • Maintain and possess a current Queensland Driver's licence
  • Current QLD Coal Board Medical


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
  • Local Housing Allowance
  • Local Sporting Allowance

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: 06 December 2023

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