Coal Handling Preparation Plant Mining Shutdown Curragh Mine

Exciting opportunity for an experienced CHPP & Coal Handling Equipment Shutdown Coordinator Mackay & Coalfields

Coronado Curragh

CHPP & Coal Handling Shutdown Coordinator

The Curragh Mine is located near the town of Blackwater and is one of Australia’s largest independent metallurgical coal mining operations boasting four draglines, two Coal Handling and Preparation Plants (CHPP’s), an overland conveyor and producing over 12Mt of coal per annum.

In April 2018, Curragh was purchased by Coronado Coal LLC. Formed in 2011, Coronado is a privately held portfolio company of the Energy and Minerals Group (EMG), a private equity group based in Texas, USA.

Coal Handling Preparation Plant Equipment Mining Shutdown Curragh Mine

About the Role

They have an exciting opportunity for an experienced CHPP & Coal Handling Equipment Shutdown Coordinator to partner with the maintenance and operational teams to manage project and shutdown works within the CHPP’s and ensure they are completed in a safe, cost effective and timely manner.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Mechanical trade and/or post trade qualifications in Maintenance Management or Engineering
  • Minimum five years’ experience in a similar role within a Coal Handling & Preparation Plant (CHPP)/Processing environment
  • Experience in developing equipment maintenance & strategies
  • Strong track record in delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Proven ability for problem solving
  • Experience in managing people, strong communication skills and leadership capability.


With just a 15-minute drive to work every day, this is a permanent role offering flexible working arrangements.  Curragh offers industry competitive remuneration packages including a generous relocation package and subsidized accommodation, salary packaging of flights, ongoing learning and development opportunities, gym memberships and other health and well being initiatives.

Company Culture

Wesfarmers Curragh values inclusion, innovation and integrity.  Efforts are noticed, contributions and ideas are valued, and there people are recognized. They look forward to receiving your application!

How to Apply

This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*

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Standard 11 Mining Induction

The Standard 11 is a course that provides skill and knowledge required for working in surface coal mines under the QLD Mining Inspectorate Recognised Standard 11.

If your job means you must access a Queensland coal mine site - you'll need a Standard 11.

The Standard 11 covers essential safety training designed to keep you and other workers safe from injury and harm when working on site.

There are 6 units of competency in the Standard 11. This course can not be completed online. Find out more about how you can complete the Standard 11 Mining Induction at a location close to you.

You can book your course online and we will find a training provider close to your location - we do all the work for you.

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