Graduate Mechanical/Megatronics Engineer

Attractive remuneration and benefits offering, Hands on experience at the coal face, Career devleopment.

About the business

Yancoal Australia is Australias 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 approximately 3,700 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.

Position overview

Are you looking to kick start your career in 2021, We are offering an excellent opportunity for an Mechanical or Megatronics Graduate to join Yancoals Graduate Program commencing in 2021. The graduate program will be supervised and mentored by Yancoals Asset Management Team and will include the following key aspects:

  • Participation in the program over a two (2) year period
  • Rotational experience across our Open Cut and Underground mines in NSW and QLD
  • Gaining a wide range of equipment and technology experience at different operating sites
  • Gaining hands on experience at the coal face
  • Opportunity to build your knowledge from skilled tradespersons and engineers across the group,
  • Gaining an understanding of Yancoals core work and relationships while being mentored by senior leaders.

Skills and experience

You will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The role will require you to have:

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving ability and capacity to quickly learn on the job
  • Well-developed demonstrable interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Enthusiasm to embrace a mixed field and office role
  • Ability to be based in other regions or states as part of the graduate rotation

Essential Criteria:

  • Enrolled in and expected to complete Tertiary Qualifications in Mechanical or Megatronics Engineering or a related discipline in 2020
  • Citizenship, residency or visa rights to work in Australia
  • Current Australian Open Class Drivers License


Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

  • Ongoing career for the right people
  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Educations Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications close 19th April 2020.


23/03/2020 $0 Gladstone & Central QLD 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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