Mechanical Engineer - Underground

Underground Coal Mine | Mechanical Engineer | ROM | Life of Asset | Maintenance Strategies | Support Projects

Your new company
Our client is an important player in the North Western NSW coal basin. With 20 years' experience and another 22 years life of mine, they are looking for people to join their vibrant team and be a part of the exciting development plan they have for excellence in delivery, safe and efficient production and an environmentally responsible approach to rehabilitation.

Your new role
As Mechanical Engineer Underground, ROM, your main responsibilities will be to ensure optimum performance of underground equipment in relation to safety, productivity and reliability. You will be required to provide Mechanical Engineering support to the business through:
  • Supporting maintenance and operations teams
  • Overseeing the ongoing safety of longwall equipment through scheduled maintenance, overhaul and repair of plant
  • Incident investigation and root cause analysis of equipment failure and implementation of recommended actions
  • Delivery of minor engineering projects to achieve process improvement
  • Monitoring of asset management KPI’s and engaging key site stakeholders
  • Championing a safety culture at all times

What you'll need to succeed
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Underground crew experience preferably on mobile plant
  • A strong mechanical aptitude with maintenance and troubleshooting experience on longwall shearers, powered roof supports, and coal clearance systems is required
  • A dedicated attitude to, and understanding of, mine safety legislation and regulations
  • A high level of initiative and the ability to engage others
  • A current drivers licence
  • The right to work and live in Australia

What you'll get in return
  • An attractive Salary package including 10%STI
  • Relocation assistance
  • Industry leading 26 week parental leave
  • Company ownership through annual share scheme
  • The chance to work with a young, dynamic and growing team
  • Career progression, training and support
  • Women's leadership and development programme
  • A financially sound and well established company with a vision to the future
  • The chance to be home every night with your family

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Staci Baird on 0414 896 784 now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2682659


Job Type
Energy, Utilities & Mining
NSW, Regional
$145k - $165k + super + STI 10%

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Staci Baird, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Newcastle
Suite 301A, Level 3, 251 Wharf Road

Telephone: 0414896784

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