Junior Miner

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Junior Miner

Business Unit / Group Function: Metallurgical Coal – Australia
Discipline: Mining
Location: Moranbah, Australia
Reference Id: REF13361E
Experience / Work Type: Entry Level / Fixed Term Employee
Closing Date: 18 July 2021
Closing Date: 18 July 2021


Company Description:

Junior (Trainee) Miner Program 2021

  • Entry-level role in the mining industry
  • No qualifications necessary
  • Two-year fixed-term contract
  • Moranbah, Australia

Company Description


Junior Miner Program 2021 – Moranbah North Underground Mine

Moranbah North Mine is one of Anglo American’s leading underground longwall mining operations having been awarded the Australian Coal Mine of the Year and Australian Mine of the Year in 2017 & 2018. Located at Moranbah, approximately two hours’ drive west of Mackay in Central Queensland, this is a great opportunity for those people wanting to join and contribute to our award-winning operation.

Our company exists to make a real difference for everyone whose lives we touch. We mine the materials that make modern life possible in ways that are safer, smarter, and more responsible. Anglo American has operated in Australia since 2000 and our portfolio includes metallurgical coal across five mines, both open-cut and underground.

Our people are at the heart of our business. It is our people who use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and who mine, process and move and market our products to our customers around the world.

MetCoal Australia

Metallurgical coal is an essential ingredient in blast-furnace steel manufacture, producing steel used for critical building and infrastructure around the world. In Australia, we operate two open-cut and three underground metallurgical coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin; every year producing millions of tonnes of the highest quality hard coking coal for this purpose.

Job Description:

Moranbah North Underground Mine is excited to announce that our Underground Junior Miner Program is now accepting applications for the 2021 intake!

  • As an Underground Junior Miner, you will:
  • Be employed on a two (2) year Fixed Term Contract
  • You will gain a broad understanding of the underground mining process (Development, Longwall, and Outbye) as you rotate through the various operational departments.
  • Work alongside a range of experienced technical and operational professionals where you will gain experience on a range of underground-specific machineries such as drift runners, loaders, and bolters.
  • Undertake a Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining Operations.

If you are a highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a team, possesses a positive and safety-conscious attitude, and if can bring you passion and interest into underground mining, then we are incredibly excited to invite you to apply for this career-making opportunity. Anglo American and Moranbah North Underground Mine are committed to providing employment opportunities for eligible school leavers.

In accordance with the Moranbah North Enterprise Agreement 2018 terms and conditions of employment for successful applicants, you must be between 16 and 19 years of age to be considered.

Additional information:

We offer a supportive environment where your drive to participate in new challenges will be encouraged, allowing you to reach your full potential. These positions are on a 5/4 rotating day and night roster.

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. More than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership and soft skills development, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too!

Inclusion and Diversity
We strive to create an inclusive environment for all employees. Women, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for all vacant positions.

Who we are
We are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy, and more precise extraction technologies. As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore, and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers, and the world at large.

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process. The gathering of information such as school report cards and proof of identity forms part of the resourcing process. Terms and conditions of employment are as per the Moranbah North Enterprise Agreement 2018 for the successful applicants.

To discover our difference   and   to   find   out   more   about   our   Junior Miner   program, go to www.angloamerican.com.au  

Closing date: Sunday 18 July 2021

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