Underground Geologist


Posted on:  8th Feb 2024

Underground Geologist

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 coal mines across NSW, Queensland and Western Australia. 

Moolarben Coal mine is Australia’s largest thermal coal producer and has both Underground and Open cut operations producing over 21 million tpa.  It has over 800 employees with employees residing in the beautiful Mudgee area, with all the facilities for a fantastic family lifestyle.   

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Underground Technical Services Superintendent, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The role will require you to:

  • Be responsible for the Management and Continuous Improvement of Moolarben’s UG Geology Management Systems.
  • Undertake Underground Inspections and Geological Mapping
  • Undertake Exploration Planning and Management
  • Be responsible for Coal Quality Planning and Reconciliations
  • Be responsible for the Underground Geological Budget

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Geology
  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience in similar role
  • Comprehensive knowledge of mining legislation, best practice industry standards and risk management.
  • Strong safety focus, high standards and engineering ability.
  • Persons that have a practical, team-based background will be highly regarded.


  • We offer competitive remuneration packages for our roles
  • A vast range of retail discounts including major department stores, cinemas, restaurants
  • Subsidised corporate health insurance for you and your family
  • Financial assistance and study leave for relevant qualifications
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave with no waiting period
  • Multiple types of flexible work arrangements
  • Access to financial advice from a leading bank
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary sacrifice options, Service recognition rewards, Employee Assistance Programs

How to apply Yancoal is an equal opportunity employer and encourage those from diverse backgrounds to apply. If this is sounding like what you might be looking for in your next role apply today to start an exciting new journey with us.

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