Current Opportunities.

Underground Mine Manager

Apply now Job no: 494362
Work type: Permanent
Location: Mackay and Coalfields
Categories: Underground Coal Mining, Leadership / Management

  • Mon to Fri Roster @ start up with a view to 9-Day Fortnights
  • Secure work up to 4 years +
  • Permanent full-time employment
  • Whole of Mine contractor operation project
  • Accommodation and meals provided in Blackwater
  • Based at Cook Colliery

About the opportunity:

Mastermyne have begun mobilising key staff and underground personnel to carry out initial pre-development works at Cook Colliery prior to being appointed as the Mine Operator. As part of the early-stage project team you will play an important role in establishing the mining operation and to build a team with a unique positive culture that resonates of the Mastermyne Way. 

About the role:

Setting up our operations with strong leadership from contract inception is critical to our business. Our leaders are hands-on with sharp operational acumen that complement their strategic thinking and belief that our people are the foundation of our success. Walking the talk and visibly demonstrating the behaviours that reflect our culture - the Mastermyne Way - will be key to your success in this role.

Minimum skills and attributes we seek for an Underground Mine Manager (UMM):

  • Leadership of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality standards across the underground coal operation;
  • Management and control of underground mining operations;
  • Ensure that mining activities and expenditures are maintained in line with agreed strategies, priorities, programs and budgets;
  • Manage production activities through development of accurate schedules and other relevant information within required timeframes;
  • Ensure accurate records and information systems for mining data is maintained and audited to a high standard; 
  • Manage, mentor and coordination of the operations team, ensuring they are properly trained and competent;
  • Provide technical and operational support, assistance and advice as required;
  • Liaise with the Mastermyne leadership team to ensure that safety, business and production targets are achieved across the operation;
  • Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on mining activities as required;
  • Prepare and undertake presentations to SSE/GM and Mastermyne executive management in respect of mining related activities;
  • QLD First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency;
  • G3 Certificate - Establish and maintain the risk management system (RIIRIS601D);   
  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering;
  • Previous experience as an Underground Mining Manager;
  • Over 10 years of underground coal mining operational experience;
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills;
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

The Mastermyne “Extras”: 

  • 100% reimbursement for the cost of approved courses and study;
  • Paid study days for university study;
  • Mastermyne tailored leadership programs
  • Diploma Project Management
  • Brain Science Leadership Program
  • 2 Year anniversary watch + gifts for additional years of service
  • Baby Benefit: Mum’s baby bonus & Secondary Caregiver's new arrival leave can help parents support their family;
  • A Bloody Great Cause, be rewarded by Mastermyne each time you reach a Red Cross Blood Donation Milestone;
  • Hospital Help, have $250 contributed towards your private health hospital excess;
  • Business improvement, safety and innovation rewards;
  • Family Christmas parties;
  • Employee Christmas gifts;
  • Group Income Protection Insurance, discounted premiums for Mastermyne employees;
  • Reimbursement for prescription safety glasses ($350);
  • Salary Packaging;
  • Motor Vehicle Novated Leasing;
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), well-being assistance that’s free for all the family;
  • Emergency shelter accommodation and paid domestic violence leave.

We have a strong philosophy of growing our own at Mastermyne. No matter your role we support our people to ignite their own learning journeys. It’s part of how we do business and is one of the reasons why people stick with us. We’ve proven that the Mastermyne Way goes a long way. It shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours and we seek out people to join our growing family that share these same values to keep pushing our business forward.

If you want to be part of Mastermyne’s evolution please contact Jannah Gaviglio, Recruitment and Mobilisation Manager on 07 4963 0439/0419 612 790.


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