Electrical & Mechanical Engineers

Location: Narrabri Posted Date: July 13, 2019
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Employer Job Id: WHC311 Careermine Job Id: 1786087
is the leading Australian producer of high-efficiency, low emissions coal, and the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. We help to power highly-developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product.

We operate six mines in the Gunnedah Basin in North West New South Wales and have developed a reputation for excellence in operations, project delivery and safe and efficient operations. We are proudly local and employ locally-based employees where possible.

Whitehaven is at an exciting stage in its development with a robust development pipeline in both NSW and Queensland and real opportunities for employees to contribute to our strategic growth agenda.

Whitehaven is an ASX100 company committed to recruiting, retaining, and investing in a modern and diverse workforce which values teamwork, respect and recognition. We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a healthy, smoke-free workplace.

Roles: Electrical & Mechanical Engineer (Narrabri, NSW)

An opportunity has become available for an Electrical and Mechanical Engineer to join our Narrabri Underground team. You will be accountable for providing support to the Mining Engineering Services team whilst working in an underground Longwall coal mine. Reporting to the Manager Electrical Engineering and Manager Mechanical Engineering respectively these roles are required to;
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the various Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering functions over a mine or large industrial site
  • Be proficient with Project Planning tools
  • Carry out a variety of Engineering tasks and cover related roles during employee absences
  • Develop, implement and manage projects as required.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Narrabri Underground and Surface Operations team
  • It would be an advantage to have working knowledge of an underground coal mine, and u/g surface functions, however this is not essential

Candidate Specifications

The successful applicants will possess the following qualifications and qualities:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, or other related disciplines
  • Experience in the underground coal mining industry is desirable but not mandatory
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to a variety of tasks
  • Well organised and energetic approach to working
How to Apply
If you are interested in this position:
  • Complete the questions contained in the application below, then click Apply
  • Attach a resume. Please note this is a mandatory requirement of the application process

  • In order to be considered for this position you must currently have the right to work in Australia.