Yancoal – Plant Mechanic Apprenticeship – Mount Thorley, NSW


Yancoal – Plant Mechanic Apprenticeship – Mount Thorley, NSW

East | Hunter Valley NSW
Closing date: 17/04/2023

Programmed, in partnership with Yancoal, is committed to upskilling the local community in the Hunter Valley region, by offering a leading four-year apprenticeship program. With opportunities at Yancoal’s Mount Thorley Warkworth mines, we are currently seeking candidates interested in a career within the mining industry for a Plant Mechanic Apprenticeship. Mt Thorley Warkworth (MTW) is a large open pit coal operation located in the NSW Hunter Valley region approximately 10km southwest of Singleton. Our people and culture are remarkably strong, driving accountability and excellent results. With a world class fleet of mining equipment and a diverse range of trucks, excavators, draglines, shovels, water carts, graders, dozers & drills there is never a dull moment!

Benefits include

• Working with a safety focused team • Nationally recognised qualification • Learning from experienced and qualified tradespeople within the industry • Ongoing coaching, mentoring and support from both Programmed and Yancoal • Exposure to a broad range of mechanical/electrical functions • Competitive wage

Inherent requirements of employment

• Australian citizen or permanent resident • Must hold a current driver’s licence or have plans to obtain a driver’s licence within the first 12 months (minimum red Ps) • Candidates must live within a one (1) hour drive of Yancoal’s Mount Thorley Warkworth mine sites • All shortlisted candidates will need to undertake and successfully pass a pre-employment medical including Drug and Alcohol • Recent school leavers must upload last two school reports

We are seeking people with a positive attitude who have excellent communication skills, enjoy hands-on learning, excel at problem solving, are well-organised, have attention to detail, and can deliver the best outcome for Programmed and Yancoal. You’ll need to enjoy interacting with new people, be passionate about and have an interest in building a career in the mining industry.