Deputy

Location: Narrabri, NSW Posted Date: May 18, 2017
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Employer Job Id: WHC91 CareerMine Job Id: 1356434

About [Company]

[Company] is a leading producer of some of the world’s highest quality coal. Operating in NSW’s Gunnedah Basin, our vision is to be Australia’s leading independent coal company.

[Company] operates four open cut mines (Maules Creek, Werris Creek, Tarrawonga and Rocglen), one underground mine (Narrabri) and a Coal Handling and Preparation Plant, supported by offices in Gunnedah, Newcastle, Sydney and Tokyo. The company has been growing its workforce and currently has around 800 employees.

[Company] is committed to increasing the number of women and Aboriginal people in our workforce and welcomes applicants who reflect diversity of gender and culture.

Our commitment is to be:

  • A leading producer of some of the world’s highest quality coal
  • A company that has locally-based employees wherever possible
  • A proud member of and leading employer in the north west NSW region
  • A provider of stable and secure employment opportunities for local Aboriginal people.
  • A company that achieves Zero Harm to our people, our environment and our community.
  • A safe and healthy smoke free workplace

The Role: Deputy, Narrabri (NSW)

An outstanding opportunity has become available for an experienced Deputy to join our Underground operation in Narrabri, NSW. Reporting to the Undermanager, this role will lead a shift crew in all planned mining activities in order to achieve production targets and safety compliance. Filling an important leadership role, the Deputy is responsible for

  • Executing daily and weekly plans as dictated by the planning team.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental obligations pertaining to mining activities on the deputy’s allocated shift.
  • Manage performance and provide leadership for operators, technicians, contractors.
  • Set, articulate and measure KPI’s.
  • Maintain compliance with legislative requirements.

Candidate Specifications

The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications, experience and qualities:

  • A current Deputy certificate of competency, or mutual recognition qualification
  • Extensive experience in the underground coal mining industry
  • Proven experience in a supervisory role, preferably within a longwall operation
  • Strong management and leadership capability.
  • Demonstrated technical & operational ability in a similar mining environment

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