Drill & Blast Superintendent

Location: Hunter Valley NSW Posted Date: June 26, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 1A4EEF5E Careermine Job Id: 1845017
  • Join an exciting new operation
  • Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia
  • Live and work in a great lifestyle location


United Wambo Joint Venture (UWJV) is a 50:50 joint venture between Glencore and Peabody who are developing a brownfields expansion that combines a new open cut at United Collieries with the existing open cut at Wambo. The UWJV will be a Glencore managed operation producing up to 10 million ROM tonnes per annum. Having recently received its development consent the UWJV is recruiting for key roles to commence operations.

Reporting to the Mine Manager, and as an integral member of the Mining team, the primary purpose of this role is to provide strong leadership and strategic direction to the drill & blast teams. Overseeing the performance of the teams is a critical part of this role, whilst implementing projects to achieve and build on productivity rates and targets.

Pre-requisite qualifications are either an Open Cut Examiners (OCE) practising certificate, or a current relevant tertiary qualification with a commitment to obtain an OCE or open cut Mining Engineering Manager certificate of competence in the near future. You will have relevant experience in similar roles gained in the mining industry.

This role requires an individual prepared to deliver value for all stakeholders, including yourself and others. As a member of the best operation built on a culture of Safety, Ownership, Belonging and Achievement, you will:
  • Prioritise safety, health and wellbeing;
  • Treat others and our community with care and respect;
  • Work together as one team;
  • Hold yourself and others to account;
  • Strive for simplicity;
  • Be inclusive and value diversity;
  • Value our environmental performance;
  • Be open and honest; and
  • Innovate, challenge and improve.

For further information contact Daniel Brogan (Mine Manager), on 0429 456 969.

Applications close: 15th July 2020