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  • 15/02/2024

Longwall Mechanical Coordinator (Tahmoor, NSW, AU)

About the role

As the Mechanical Coordinator you will play a significant role in the safe and efficient daily operations at SIMEC Tahmoor.

You will be responsible for:

  • Prepare, supervise and communicate the installation, commissioning, maintenance, and repair of mechanical plant and installations at the Longwall
  • Effectively utilise the Maintenance Management System to develop and close out work orders, and to monitor planned completion schedules
  • Coordinate parts, labour, and equipment as required to undertake the maintenance plans and major breakdowns
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the entire maintenance cycle to identify improvements to the planning process – action plans, major delays, and works conducted
  • Analyse all the information to develop the short, medium and long term plans from: routine preventative maintenance schedules, condition monitoring reports, inspections, hazard identification, risk management, failure analysis and shift reports
  • Manage projects and contractors within the section, monitoring compliance with contractual obligations to check projects are delivered within the agreed scope, budget and quality standards.

About your experience

You are a result focused, people-oriented Longwall Mechanical Coordinator with an excellent work ethic, one who holds themselves to the highest levels of Accountability, Reliability, Integrity and adaptability. You will have many examples of your leadership qualities that motivate your team to want to work with you not just for you.

You have experience within mining, processing, or manufacturing operations. With a strong focus on safety and quality, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both peers and supervisors.


You will also have:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), Adv. or Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Proven project management skills
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel and SAP
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret mechanical, pneumatic & hydraulic drawings. 
  • Able to perform fault-finding activities on complex, heavy industrial equipment 

About our team

GFG Alliance Australia operates an end to end mining, steel, construction and energy business. With over 160 sites and more than 6700 people, we provide steel for Australia’s leading infrastructure projects.

SIMEC Mining has operations in SA and NSW. Our Tahmoor Colliery in New South Wales, is an underground longwall coal mine with an associated coal and handling preparation plant, producing high quality coking coal for global markets. Located at the edge of the scenic Southern Highlands region, only a 45-minute drive to the idyllic beaches of the South Coast and 75km southwest of Sydney.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion, and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.


We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.