Mining Superintendent Job Mackay & Coalfields Curragh North- Thiess

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This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.

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Superintendent – Mining Manager

As their next Mining Superintendent reporting to the Mining Manager you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

People are central to the success and are empowered to contribute their skills, knowledge and experience to continually exceed industry benchmarks. The culture is built on the Principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by a commitment to safety in everything they do.


Thiess’ Curragh Coal Project is located approximately 30km north of Blackwater in the Bowen Basin.


You will lead the mining production team to achieve outstanding results in safety, productivity, innovation, quality and cost management. You will also be responsible for delivering individual and team production targets through a cooperative approach with the workforce. A key part of your role includes accountability for coaching and mentoring the Mining Supervisors for continuous improvement and personal development. You will ensure that a plan driven organization and that will foster a strong relationship with the technical services team to achieve the required outputs.

Your previous experience as a Mining Superintendent in an open cut coal operation will be complemented by your planning, organization and analytical abilities, people management and staff development skills. Advanced leadership skills are essential for this position, as are strong computer skills, financial acumen and contractual awareness. If you enjoy thinking outside the box to achieve excellent results this position is for you.

Minimum Requirements

  • Open-cut coal mining experience
  • Substantial operating experience
  • Experience as a mine supervisor and superintendent.

This role will provide you with the scope to make the next step in your career. The ability to communicate effectively is essential, as is a good eye for detail, demonstrated initiative and a dedicated commitment to supporting and driving team performance.

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About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.

The Queensland Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’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 Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.

  • Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
  • New Hope Corporation Limited
  • QCoal Pty Ltd
  • Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
  • Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
  • Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
  • Conquest Mining Limited
  • Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
  • BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
  • Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
  • Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
  • Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
  • TEC Coal Pty Ltd
  • TerraCom Australia
  • Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
  • Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd

For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list


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