Snapshot

Mining Mangers manage the production activities of a mining operation.
 
2c845b93-0fa8-4043-8721-87b81a6ec38d
Mining Manager
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
58,000
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1634
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth

This role would suite the below personality styles:

Top match
Close match

Take our Career Quiz to match your "Personality Style" with a career.

Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • determining, implementing and monitoring production strategies, policies and plans
  • planning details of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, time available and labour requirements
  • controlling the operation of production plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of parts and tools
  • monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimise costs
  • informing other Managers about production matters
  • overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
  • directing research into production methods, and recommending and implementing initiatives
  • controlling the preparation of production records and reports
  • coordinating the implementation of occupational health and safety requirements
  • directing staff activities and monitoring their performance

Job Titles

  • Mining Manager
  • Mine Manager
  • Mine Superintendent

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations

University

  • Bachelor of Science (Mining)
  • Master of Mining Engineering (Mine Management)

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • Mon 23 Apr , 2018
  • Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
  • Mon 20 Jun , 2016
  • Karratha, Western Australia
  • Mon 20 Jun , 2016
  • Karratha, Western Australia
View all  

Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/
Skip Navigation Links.
CollapseGet Career Advice
Career Quiz
CollapseExplore industries
Search Careers
Top Industries
Industry Videos
Job Fit Test
Changing Careers

Just for you

Events, webinars, information & more

Register Now

Follow us

Follow us today on our social networks