Underground Operators


Posted on:  7th Feb 2024

Underground Operators

Location: Mudgee, NSW 2850

About the Business

Who is Yancoal – Moolarben

Moolarben is proud to currently employ over 800 people across its operations with our people being at the heart of our business and our greatest ambassadors. Our ongoing commitment is providing a workplace where our people feel engaged, proud, and trained to do their job and do it well.

The Moolarben Coal Complex is located approximately 40 kilometres north of Mudgee in the Western Coalfields of New South Wales (NSW). Operating 24 hours a day, the Moolarben Coal Complex comprises of open cut and underground mining areas.

About Mudgee

Just a 3.5 hour drive north-west from Sydney, and one of regional NSW’s fastest growing areas, the Mudgee Region provides many reasons to relocate with great lifestyle benefits and the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

More than 25,000 people call the region home and genuinely love that they live in this welcoming, dynamic, business-friendly, and family-friendly community. Mudgee Region residents are privileged to live in one of the most blessed regions in Australia with outstanding tourist delights, investment opportunities and lifestyle attractions. Add to this breathtaking natural beauty, fine wine, locally grown food produce and a real community with heart and soul; it’s a perfect lifestyle envied by others.

Checkout what Mudgee and the region has to offer here https://choosemudgeeregion.com.au/

  • Average Annual Remuneration - $165,000 for mid-week experienced mineworker
  • New Management with a proven track record for driving a People First Culture
  • Support to progress your career in a business committed to our people

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

What We’re looking For

In this exciting period of growth, several opportunities exist at Moolarben Coal Operations to join our Underground team as a Mineworker. Working with a dynamic team, you will be responsible to operate a variety of underground mining equipment safely and efficiently.

Based on site at Moolarben Coal Operations and reporting to the Shift Area Leader (Undermanager), you will be required to:

  • Bring innovative, unique ideas aimed at continuous improvement.
  • Make a conscious effort to act in the best interests of the business.

Skills and Experience

Our Essential Criteria

  • Longwall and Development equipment operating skills 
  • UG diesel equipment operating skills 
  • A professional work ethic and the ability to strive for continuous improvement.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Current Driver’s License 

Our Desirable Criteria

  • Mines Rescue trained 
  • Current First Aid Certificate 
  • Tertiary Mining Education 


What We Offer to You

We provide a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

  • Competitive Salary complemented by an enticing Incentive Program
  • Rotating Day / Night Roster
  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Education Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Subsidised Camp/relocation Assistance for eligible employees

If this sounds like an opportunity for you and you’d like to further discuss, please contact our HR team 02 6376 1629

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.

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