Whitehaven Coal is the leading Australian producer of high-efficiency, low emissions coal, and the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. We help to power highly-developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product.
We operate six mines in the Gunnedah Basin in North West New South Wales and have developed a reputation for excellence in operations, project delivery and safe and efficient operations. We are proudly local and employ locally-based employees where possible.
Whitehaven is at an exciting stage in its development with a robust development pipeline in both NSW and Queensland and real opportunities for employees to contribute to our strategic growth agenda.
Whitehaven is an ASX100 company committed to recruiting, retaining, and investing in a modern and diverse workforce which values teamwork, respect and recognition. We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a healthy, smoke-free workplace.The Role: Trainee Underground Mining Operators (Narrabri, NSW)
Outstanding opportunities for highly motivated people to become Trainee Underground Mine Operators are now available at our Narrabri Coal Operations mine site in NSW.
The successful candidates will be employed by the major mining contractor on site. As these are entry level mining positions, previous underground mining experience is not required. Successful candidates will be trained to equivalent certification level 2 in underground coal mining, with trades qualifications cross over managed as part of the program.
Trainee Mine Operator duties include:Operating mining equipment – gaining competency; Inspecting the work area and plant for hazards, adequate ventilation, damage and defects; Maintaining the designated mine Standards; Rectifying and/or reporting any events, issues or circumstances anywhere in or around the mine that is a hazard or not in appropriate condition; and Performing other duties within the scope of training, skill and competence as required by the Deputy, Undermanager and Mine Manager.
Qualifications, knowledge skills and attributes:Demonstrated personal commitment to safety; Ability to work in a multi-skilled team environment and follow instructions; Physically fit, energetic and willing to learn; Experience working with, and operating, heavy equipment would be an advantage; and Ability to work rotating shifts – day, night and afternoon. How to Apply
If you are interested in this position:Complete the questions contained in the application below, then click Apply. Attach a resume. Please note this is a mandatory requirement of the application process.
In order to be considered for this position you must currently reside in the Narrabri or Gunnedah region.
Please be advised that in the interest of the health of our employees and visitors, all Whitehaven Coal sites are smoke free.
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