This position is specifically a development opportunity for an experienced Professional Mechanical Engineer who has extensive experience in managing an underground mining fleet, hydraulic installations and bulk conveyor systems.
The successful candidate will need to learn about the mechanical equipment and maintenance challenges specific to underground coal mining to the extent that they can succeed at the written and oral exams required to obtain a Statutory Certificate required for the position of Manager of Mechanical Engineering in a coal mine in New South Wales. The core of that role is:
Ensure compliance of all mine plant and equipment with site and legislative requirements.
Implement complete life cycle management of all mine plant and equipment.
A Mechanical Engineering Degree is essential
Proven maintenance management experience in underground mining
The highest level of safety awareness and experience in risk management processes.
Proven leadership and organisational skills.
Proven detail focused person with high level and a very disciplined approach to planning and documentation.
Must be committed to studying for and obtaining a NSW Coal Mine Mechanical Engineer Certificate of Competence.
Must be suited to and willing to fulfil the significant Statutory obligations for an underground coal mine.