Civil Services Coordinator

Job No: WHC208
Location: Narrabri

About The Organisation

Whitehaven Coal is a leading producer of some of the world’s highest quality coal. Operating in NSW’s Gunnedah Basin, our vision is to be Australia’s leading independent coal company.

Whitehaven Coal operates five open cut mines (Maules Creek, Werris Creek, Tarrawonga, Rocglen & Sunnyside), one underground mine (Narrabri) and a Coal Handling and Preparation Plant, supported by offices in Gunnedah, Newcastle, Sydney and Tokyo. The company has been growing its workforce and currently has almost 1000 direct employees.

Whitehaven Coal is committed to increasing the number of women and Aboriginal people in our workforce and welcomes applicants who reflect diversity of gender and culture.

Our commitment is to be:

  • A leading producer of some of the world’s highest quality coal
  • A company that has locally-based employees wherever possible
  • A proud member of and leading employer in the north west NSW region
  • A provider of stable and secure employment opportunities for local Aboriginal people
  • A company that achieves Zero Harm to our people, our environment and our community

About The Role

An opportunity exists for a Civil Services Coordinator join our Narrabri team. You will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the earthworks and associated civil activities at Narrabri Coal mine

Reporting to the Engineering and Surface Operations Manager you will specifically be responsible for : 

  • Complying with the Health and safety management system and plans
  • Providing drilling operators with access roads for continuity of exploration
  • Constructing and maintaining all weather arterial roads
  • Coordination of rehabilitation
  • Coordination of equipment to site
  • Supervision of daily activities
  • Coordinating civil projects
  • Driving performance improvement from contractors
  • Liaison with other departments

About You or Skills / Experience

The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications, experience and qualities:

  • A tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering(Preferred) or
  • Qualification in Civil Construction
  • Cert IV in Project management(desirable)
  • Experience in management of civil construction
  • Experience in undertaking civil activities
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • High level of problem solving ability
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently


How To Apply 

If you are interested in this position:

  1. Complete the questions contained in the application below, then click Apply
  2. Attach a resume.  Please note this is a mandatory requirement of the application process


The Narrabri Shire is conveniently located halfway between Brisbane and Sydney and is well serviced by road and rail. The Narrabri Shire has established healthcare infrastructure and a wide selection of public and secondary schools offering great teaching and learning opportunities.

For additional information regarding the benefits of living within the Narrabri Shire please refer to: and

Please be advised that in the interest of the health of our employees and visitors, all Whitehaven Coal sites are smoke free

Whitehaven Coal is committed to increasing the representation of women and Aboriginal people in the workplace

Whitehaven aims for an inclusive workplace that brings both men and women from diverse backgrounds and welcomes applicants who reflect diversity of gender, culture, experience and skills.

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