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Springvale Mine Geologist

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Centennial Coal

Mine Geologist

Role: Mine Geologist

Employment: Full-Time

Location: Lithgow, Australia

Closing: 29 Jan 2023

Job Overview

Centennial Coal is recruiting for a Mine Geologist at our Springvale Colliery near Lithgow, NSW.

Working closely with the Technical Services and Production teams you will help to manage the geological, geotechnical, and coal quality environment through monitoring, auditing, and sampling of underground roadways, interpretation of geological structures and interpretation of drilling results.

Experience in underground geotechnical and geological mapping, along with coal quality investigation and interpretation is key to these roles. Working as an effective part of the Technical Services team, you’ll have the ability to communicate with all levels of the workforce and assist Springvale to improve its underground work environment.


  • Assessment of underground roadways
  • Ongoing development of the geological structural model
  • Developing hazard plans
  • Interpretation of surface to seam and inseam boreholes
  • Coal strip sampling and coal quality management
  • Strata monitoring data collection, database management and data analysis
  • Oversight of exploration programs

  • Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Geology
  • A minimum of 5 years previous experience working as a Geologist in an underground coal mine
  • Sound computer literacy skills and proficiency in AutoCAD and geological/geotechnical databases
  • A commitment to safety
  • Excellent communication skills

  • Applications close Sunday 29 January 2023

    Job Location

    Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia

    About Centennial Coal

    Centennial Coal is an underground coal producer in NSW and a wholly owned subsidiary of Banpu Public Company Limited; a leading integrated energy solutions Company in Asia Pacific.

    Centennial supplies coal to domestic and export markets and fuels approximately 30% of NSW coal fired electricity. Operating five mines in NSW, in Lake Macquarie and the western coalfields near Lithgow (including rehabilitation projects and potential new mining projects), Centennial employs over 1,600 people.

    We will not compromise on safety. We seek zero harm to our people and expect strong safety leadership. We aim to continue enhancing the environmental management of our operations while building, developing and maintaining strong community relations


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