Open Cut Examiner

Job Description

About this Opportunity 

Our operations at Maules Creek Mine (Gunnedah NSW) have an opening for an experienced Open Cut Examiner (OCE) to provide safety leadership and compliance in all operational areas.

  • Lead continuous improvement activities to increase mining and plant efficiency
  • Monitor production and coal quality targets and assist with production planning
  • Conduct statutory inspections of an open cut operation
  • Supervise and direct mining crews including provision of pre-shift information and shift planning
  • Contribute to the development of a positive and collaborative organisational culture

Who are we looking for? 

The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of mining legislation, safety and environmental systems as well as open cut mining techniques. Additional requirements are:

  • OCE Certificate (Essential)
  • Experience as a supervisor and multi-skilled operator in the mining industry
  • Live local to the Gunnedah (NSW) area or willing to relocate (financial assistance provided or access to temporary accommodation)
  • Ability to work 12.5hr day/night shifts on the lifestyle roster (4/4/6/4)

What’s on offer? 

We offer diverse opportunities in the thriving Gunnedah region and beyond where you can aim high and grow your career. We value our teams, and provide industry-leading benefits, such as: 

  • Full time permanent role with career advancement opportunities
  • Attractive salary and bonus structure
  • Relocation packages provided or temporary accommodation
  • BIBO from multiple pickup locations from the local towns
  • 5 weeks annual leave & 26 weeks maternity leave
  • Salary packaging and novated leasing
  • Referral scheme – refer a friend and receive $3k!
  • $1k Company shares allocation + retail discounts

Why bring your skills to Whitehaven Coal?

Our current operating assets include three open cut and one underground mine all located in the Gunnedah Basin. We are the largest coal mining operator in this region and extending our assets locally and into Queensland. We know that one of our greatest assets is our people. That’s why we’re committed to attracting, motivating and retaining the very best.

Whitehaven Coal is committed to increasing the representation of women and Aboriginal people in the workplace. We are striving for an inclusive workplace that brings people from diverse backgrounds and welcomes applicants of diversity of gender, culture and experience. To be considered for this position you must have the right to work in Australia