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Bengalla -Vacation Student Process Engineer - Immediate Start

Bengalla Mining Company have a vacation opportunity for a Process Engineer Vacation Student in the making for the 2021/2022 Christmas vacation period for 12 weeks.

The role

The CHPP Process Engineering team is responsible for providing analysis and improvement support to the Bengalla Coal Preparation Plant.  Inspecting and maintaining process health within the plants, processing data and analysing to identify and implement improvement ideas to enhance process efficiency and margin. The Process Engineer Vacation Student will be operating as part of this team.

Throughout your time on site, you will have access to experienced and knowledgeable technical professionals who will coach and mentor you in various aspects of our diverse mining environment. We will assist you with building practical experience and gain confidence in a safe, challenging and rewarding working environment.

Working closely with

The vacation program runs for circa 12 weeks within our engineering team on site, complementing your academic background with practical experience.

You will also work closely with CHPP Production and Maintenance teams to enable optimum process performance.

About you

  • Currently enrolled in a Mineral Processing Engineering Degree OR (recently completed 2nd or 3rd year study towards Tertiary studies in a similar field)
  • Excellent computer literacy (particularly Excel)
  • Current driver's license
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Highly motivated, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Be physically able to undertake manual work and meet requirements of pre-employment medical (you will be carrying buckets at some stage!)
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills

The operation

Bengalla Mining Company is a joint venture between New Hope Group (80%) and Taipower (20%) with a strong track record of achievement. Our focus is on maintaining strong safety, productivity and profitability results. We have a very collaborative team culture and a highly professional and rewarding work environment.

Operational since 1999, Bengalla is located near Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley NSW and supplies international markets with approximately ten million tonnes of thermal coal per annum. Bengalla is an open pit coal mine offering a residential lifestyle. The development consent for the operation provides the ability to mine through to 2039. We pride ourselves on the professionalism with which we pursue our goals and our strong links into our community.

This is a great opportunity to join the professional and friendly CHPP team at Bengalla Mining Company for 12 weeks.

Note: Only applicants with the right to work in Australia will be considered for this position.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
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  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:

    Hunter Valley, Maitland,

  • Closing Date:3rd Nov 2021, 12:59 pm


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