Job title: Mining Project Manager (SSE)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Mining
Expertise: Commodity Production Technical Services
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: QLD
Job published: 2022-05-14
Job ID: 32589
Contact name: Anthony Durack
Phone number: +61 414 657 013
Contact email:

Job Description


Mining Project Manager / SSE

  • Career defining senior leadership role
  • Key statutory position to drive overall results
  • Established and accomplished mining contractor

With a number of key mining projects currently in operation this mining contractor has strong ties to the coal industry, and mining sector more broadly, with a number of impressive projects across Queensland. They are looking to appoint a proven leader to manage one of their operations in Central Queensland.

About the role:

As the Mining Project Manager/ SSE you will have the responsibility of managing the overall site performance, safety and production targets of this mining contract with a client that has expanding operations. You will manage a team across all departments and drive company culture and business objectives to ensure the operation succeeds and delivers for their client. The role is located in a convenient location for both residential or drive in and out options to the Northern end of the Bowen Basin. FIFO candidates from Brisbane will also be considered for the role. This employer has a history of delivering open cut mining projects across Australia coupled with developing and promoting their employees.

About you:

Experience, passion, safety focus and technical knowledge are all key factors that will help you succeed in the role and deliver leadership to a diverse group of mining professionals. Previous project management experience in open cut coal operations coupled with an SSE qualification is a pivotal requirement for the role. This will enable you to oversee a fleet of mobile mining equipment, ensure compliance to and management of the site contractual obligations and champion the safety and well being of all on site. A proven background in coal mining with a comprehensive understanding of the coal mining act is a must.

Key duties and accountabilities:

  • Lead the project to achieve milestones in line with company strategic goals and client requirements  
  • Be a cultural leader and mentor for the team
  • Develop strong relationships internally across all levels and on site with the client
  • Deliver outcomes in a safe and productive manner
  • Champion safety and well being of all employees
  • Engage with the company’s values and way of working

What the role is offering:

This role offers a highly competitive remuneration package reflective of skills and experience. Working closely with the senior executive team you will play a key role in the overall success of this company’s objectives. In return you will be afforded career opportunities and the chance to make your mark on the growth and achievements of this mining contractor. Please get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Contact Anthony Durack on +61 414 657 013 or or hit the apply button now. 

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