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  • Job reference: RMS0213273

Underground & Surface Superintendent

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Moranbah, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (16/08/19)
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The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced candidate for the role of Underground & Surface Superintendent based in Moranbah, with accommodation provided.

Reporting to the Operations Manager you will direct, coordinate, maintain and monitor activities to ensure safety, environmental compliance and security of the site assets during care and maintenance whilst feasibility study is undertaken and after transition to construction and project execution.

The Superintendent will see the project in its current, early day phases, under care and maintenance, through to the increase of activities associated with the later execution phases.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates leadership through personal behaviours that are consistent with the company core values.
  • Exhibiting a strong commitment to HSSE through personal behaviours and leadership.
  • Monitoring onsite conditions 24/7 using external communications provided and respond to issues that may arise.
  • Ensuring that the work practices, systems and reporting are used are compliant with all EDCM Environmental and Cultural Heritage Approvals, Management Plans and any other statutory requirements.
  • Carrying out Underground ERZ Controller Statutory Inspections as required.
  • Liaise with Queensland Mines Rescue Service as Mines Rescue Coordinator and EDCM Representative.
  • Assist with Mines Inspectorate site visits.
  • Ensuring compliant mobilisation and operation of drilling equipment and early works activities.
  • Complying with statutory monitoring, inspection and reporting requirements.
  • Site inductions, equipment and workplace inspections.
  • Proactively implementing and demonstrating Risk Management principles and actions.
  • Managing the site Introduction of Plant & Equipment register and issuing of compliance approvals in liaison with the engineering team.
  • Overseeing various contractor works.
  • Overseeing the implementation of monitoring and reporting systems and providing input into weekly and monthly reporting.


The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • QLD Mine Deputy's ticket essential
  • Current Standard 11 Statement of Attainment and a G1, G8, G9 Supervisory Qualification
  • Maintenance trade or engineering qualification highly regarded
  • Demonstrated mining and maintenance experience (within the Underground Coal sector)
  • Sound understanding of Risk Management principles
  • Advanced computer skills and literacy including the use of 1SAP, Project, Excel, and other relevant applications
  • Strong relationship building and team management skills including the ability to build effective relationships
  • Proven problem-solving skills i.e. the ability to identify issues, gather data, engage stakeholders and develop solutions / conclusions
  • Strong stakeholder influencing skills
  • Ability to cope with ambiguity and change


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