Snapshot

Mining Mangers manage the production activities of a mining operation.
 
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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
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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)

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Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/
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