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Superintendent Maintenance

Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: Mount Kembla, NSW, AU, 2526

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About the role


This is a full-time permanent opportunity.


Reporting to the Manager Maintenance, you will be responsible for leadership of the surface infrastructure and underground mobile equipment function at Dendrobium Mine. In addition, you will lead, influence and make decisions to drive reliable operation of assets.


Key accountabilities –


  • Accountable for the operational performance of mine surface infrastructure and the rubber tyre vehicle (RTV) fleet
  • Leadership of key personnel across the Infrastructure and RTV areas
  • Leading safe and reliable operation of equipment
  • Coordinate and oversee maintenance activities to deliver desired outcome
  • Encourage team members to drive effective hazard and risk identification, reporting and investigation to reduce incidents and injuries/illnesses 



About you


You will be a strong leader with a passion and commitment to workplace safety.

Our values of Care, Trust, Togetherness and Excellence will guide your decision making and interactions.


In addition, you will have: 


  • Ability to lead and drive a team to achieve strategic results
  • Ability to effectively communicate and influence across various levels of the business
  • Experience in an Engineering or Maintenance function at an underground coal mining operation
  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant field, preferably an Engineering discipline
  • Statutory qualification in an engineering field (desirable)
  • Statement of Attainment – Diesel Engine Systems for underground coal mines (desirable)



Our benefits 


  • Competitive Salaries and bonus structures
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan




This position will be at our Dendrobium mine which is in the southern coalfields of New South Wales, near the coastal city of Wollongong and approximately 75 kilometres south and southwest of Sydney.



About Illawarra Metallurgical Coal


Illawarra Metallurgical Coal is a long term coking coal supplier which operates two underground metallurgical coal mines, two preparation plants and a logistics chain.



Our culture


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.


South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.


Applications for this job will close on Wednesday 4th August, 2021.