Underground Mining Manager Curragh North Coal Bowen Basin - iMINCO

Thiess are looking to hire experienced and qualified for Underground and Mining Manager at Curragh North Coal mine Bowen Basin

Thiess - Queensland

Underground Mining Manager – Coal Mine Jobs Bowen Basin

Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Life-of-mine insight, tailored approach and commitment to excellence keep at the leading edge…optimizing the mining value chain for each client.

Underground Mining Manager Curragh North Coal <strong>Bowen Basin</strong>

They continue to drive innovation, through long-term relationships, so clients are best positioned in a competitive global market. People are central to success and are empowered to contribute their skills, knowledge and experience to continually exceed industry benchmarks. Culture is built on Principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by a commitment to safety in everything they do.

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


Curragh North Coal Project is 30km north of Blackwater in the Bowen Basin.

The Role

Your key focus will be to own the mining production team to achieve outstanding results in:

  • Safety
  • Productivity
  • Innovation
  • Quality
  • Cost management

What will your accountability be?

  • Delivering individual and team production targets through a collaborative approach within the workforce.
  • Providing effective operational and technical leadership to the production department.
  • Assisting and advising the Site and Project Managers with the running of the Curragh North operation.

People management will be a key driver for you. You will coach and mentor the mining superintendent and supervisors to assist with their continuous improvement and personal development.

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Previous experience in a similar role with proven success working as production manager are crucial to your success in this role.
  • Highly developed communication and cost management skills combined with a strong commitment to health, safety and the environment.
  • Advanced leadership skills, financial acumen with a great awareness of contractual obligations.
  • Technical services and engineering experience is highly desirable.

If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.

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How to apply

This role will provide you with the chance to define the next step in your career. To apply for this role please follow the below link.

There employee benefits program offers choice and flexibility to enhance the lifestyle and well being of their team. With benefits including discounted health insurance, salary packaging, salary continuance insurance we place the health, safety and well-being of there people as absolute priority. They are focused on ensuring everyone if fit for work and fit for life.

They are committed to developing a diverse workforce that represents the communities in which they operate.

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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 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 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.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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