Mechanical Shift Supervisor – Lake Coal
An opportunity exists for a motivated, safety driven leader with relevant qualifications and experience to join the Lake Coal team in a challenging and varied role based at Chain Valley Colliery in the Newcastle / Lake Macquarie area.
Reporting directly to the Mechanical Engineering Manager and working directly with Lake Coal management team, you will undertake, coordinate and manage all aspects of SAFETY and mining operations to compliment the management team at Lake Coal.
In addition, you will have the ability to work as a key leader and role model and be able to communicate with your fellow workers well. High levels of emotional intelligence would be highly regarded.
As a key member of the management team you must accept accountability and responsibility of executing the daily plan and drive the management outcomes.
As with all management roles, from time to time it’s going to get stressful, yet as a professional, it’s expected you can handle this and prioritise the workload accordingly.
The successful candidate MUST have
- Safety Driven attitude
- Proven Leadership ability
- Supervisory experience in a similar role
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in underground coal industry
- Mechanical trade qualification
- Post trade qualifications
You will have the opportunity to drive long term outcomes in Lake Coal’s expanding business.
Head Office: 16 Spitfire Place
Rutherford NSW 2320
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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.
The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the worldâ€™s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queenslandâ€™s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
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Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)
Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.
RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.