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Geology/ Geotechnical Graduate Program 2022

Whitehaven Graduate Program 2022

At Whitehaven, we are looking to grow and develop our future leaders. This starts with you!

Our two-year development program is intended to give you a breadth of experience across our sites and functions. You will gain practical skills and training from both on-the-job learning experiences and formal development sessions. This is a rare opportunity to rotate through both underground and open cut operations before selecting which area you are interested in pursuing for your permanent post-program role.

The program is divided across three rotations (two x 6 month rotations & one x 12 month rotation). These rotations are residentially based in the Gunnedah and Narrabri region, with the exception of some functional rotations based in our Sydney and Newcastle offices. Our key operational sites include:

  • Maules Creek
  • Narrabri
  • Tarrawonga
  • Werris Creek
  • Rehabilitation sites (including Sunnyside & Rocglen)

What we offer

Relocation & accommodation

We assist by providing camp accommodation in the region for your first 6 months. After this, Whitehaven will cover your relocation to the region. At the end of the program, you will be offered a permanent role.

Learning and development

We provide learning and development opportunities for all graduates tailored to your career trajectory. This includes relevant technical skills training as well as personal development & mentoring to support you in meeting your potential.

Be out and about

You’ll spend your first year out in the field getting your hands dirty, operating machinery and learning on the job. No two days are the same as you’ll gain a deep understanding of how a mine operates. During your first year you will be placed at two different sites or teams as you begin to build your understanding of the business.

Who we look for

We are looking for graduates who are adaptable, keen to learn and resilient. If you share a passion for our guiding principles of safety, teamwork, respect integrity and excellence – this is a great opportunity for you!

We are seeking applications from recent or soon to be graduates that have completed their course in the last 2 years (2019-2021).

For the Geology/ Geotechnical stream you will need a tertiary qualification in one of the following disciplines:

  • Geology
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Earth Science
  • Spatial Sciences (Surveying)
  • Mine Geomechanics

To learn more about the program, head to our website at https://whitehavencoal.com.au/people-careers/graduates-students/

Next Steps

Our applications open on the 12th of April and close on the 3rd of May. After this time, we will shortlist candidates and complete cognitive and psychometric assessments with a view to invite candidates to our Assessment Centres which will be held at the end of May.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering, Engineering Geotechnical, Environment, Mining Oil

  • Work rights:

    Australian Working Visa, Australian Permanent

  • Locations:

    Regional New South


    Jan 2022 (approx)

  • Closing Date:3rd May 2021, 7:00 am


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