About the Business
Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland. Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.
Yarrabee Coal Company a wholly owned subsidiary of Yancoal Australia, based in Blackwater Queensland, 2 hours drive west of Rockhampton. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Shotfirer to join our dynamic team.
About the Role
Repoting to the Drill & Blast Supervisor, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The shotfirer coordinates the drilling and blasting activities on site and the effective operation of plant and personnel within the blasting crew. Additionally, the role is expected to provide training to developing team members, ensure production targets are met and blast reports are completed in a timely manner.
Well-developed verbal adn written communication skills
High level analytical and problem solving skills
Highly developed skill sin shotfiring
Understanding of information management processes
Skilled in hazard identification and responsive to safety issues
Well-developed Microsoft office skills
Undrstanding the use of Blastlogic Tablets and Electronic Detonator Hardware when required.
Sound understanding of individual responsibilities in relation to the Coal Mining Safety & Working knowledge of the Coal Mining Safety & Health Act and associated regulations
Basic knowledge of equipment maintenance practices
Excellent working knowledge and understanding of drill and blasting principles and practices relating to drill and blast operations
Sound knowledge of the Explosive Act and the Regulation, Compliance to these standards
Experienced in the provision of drill and blast applications within an Open Cut mining environment
Experienced in maintaining communication across a number of departments
SSAN –current police clearance
Supervisor Competentices (S1, S2 and S3)
RIIRIS402A – Implement & Maintain the Risk Management Process
Senior First Aid Certificate
Current Standard 11 Mine Induction (Surface)
Current Australian Open Driver’s licence
Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees. The following benefits are available to eligible wages employees:
Discounted Private Health Insurance
Salary Sacrifice Options
Employee Assistance Programs
Paid Parental Leave Provisions