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Open-Cut Examiner (OCE)

Open-Cut Examiner (OCE)

Job title: Open-Cut Examiner (OCE)
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Townsville
Discipline: Mining
Reference: 2256
Contact name: Don Byers
Job published: 12 May 2022

Job description

We are recruiting for Open-Cut Examiners for a coal mine located north-west of Clermont in central Queensland.

Reporting to the Site Senior Executive/Operations & Contract Manager (2IC) the Open-Cut Examiner will be primarily responsible for overseeing the mining operations to ensure the safety and health of all personnel working in and around the open cut operation and compliance with the requirements of the CMHSA across the mine. 

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Undertake statutory inspections every shift within and adjacent to the CCM open cut operations. 
  • Reduce unacceptable levels of risk and assist in developing, reviewing and auditing the mine’s safety and health management system
  • Use your mining knowledge to assist with coal quality, spontaneous combustion and CHPP interface issues on back shifts 
  • Assist in daily production plans with corresponding job safety analysis or risk assessments 
  • Understand the requirements and risk controls as outlined in the CCM SHMS
  • Ensure the timely processing of all relevant documentation
  • Promptly make safe any unsafe thing at the mine as per part 2 of the CMHSA Regs and adequately escalate any safety related issues as required to the Site Senior Executive that fails to have sufficient or timely resolution
  • Meet Open Cut Examiners responsibilities as outlined in the Coal Mining Health and Safety Act 2004 and the Coal Mining Health and Safety Regulation 2017

We offer a dynamic and supportive workplace along with competitive remuneration.

The successful applicant will align with the values of courage, trust and commitment along with being dedicated to the high standards of our client. A flexible attitude to work will be required to meet project deadlines.

Other qualifications and attributes required include:


  • Relevant Open Cut Examiners Qualification;
  • Experience working in open cut coal mining environments;
  • Previous demonstrated experience in successfully managing and leading a team
  • Must have a strong commitment to safe production and a proven understanding of mining and workplace relations legislations
  • Proven ability to establish relationships with team members;
  • Ability to motivate people to achieve an outstanding outcome; and
  • Computer and systems proficient

Pre requisites:

  • Valid QLD CBM 
  • Qld OCE examiner qualification
  • S1,S2,S3 and G2 qualifications updated within the last 5 years
  • Valid First aid certificate including CPR
  • Valid RIIENV301E certificate and OCE proficiency in Gas Monitoring or ability to obtain one

If you’re interested in this role, click on “apply now” to submit your application. Please note applications will close on the 7th June 2022. 


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