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Peabody Energy

Tyre Fitter

Peabody Energy

Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 02/11/2017

Job Category:

Automotive / Automotive Trades

Job description:
About the Company:
Peabody Energy is the world’s largest private-sector coal company.  The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in 25 countries on five continents.
Peabody is a globally-diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees.  We are committed to increasing the number diverse employees throughout our operations because we value the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage.
Our Values:
Safety: We commit to safety and health as a way of life.
Customer Focus: We provide customers with quality products and excellent service.
Leadership: We have the courage to lead, and do so through inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution.
People: We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognise and develop employees.
Excellence: We are accountable for our own success. We operate cost-competitive mines by applying continuous improvement and technology-driven solutions.
Integrity: We act in an honest and ethical manner.
Sustainability: We take responsibility for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow.

About the role:
An opportunity exists for an experienced Tyre Fitter with a strong safety focus to join our Wilpinjong Mine.  Our Wilpinjong mine is an open-cut mine located 50 kilometres northeast of Mudgee producing a high quality thermal coal for export and domestic markets.
You will be part of a dynamic team contributing to the successful performance of the mine along with the following duties:  
  • Mechanical maintenance and tyre repairs on light, medium and heavy vehicles performed in a safe and productive manner
  • Tread depth measurements, pressure readings and inspections on all heavy earthmoving Mobile Equipment
  • Actively participate in effective shift change over’s and shift Pre-Starts
  • Complete a detailed written hand over at the end of each shift
  • Be an active participant in the Continuous Improvement Program
  • Conduct site hazard reports
  • Minimise production downtime in the event of breakdowns and scheduled maintenance by using effective shift planning techniques
About the candidate:
To be successful in this role you will have the following:
  • A passion for safety as a way of life
  • Minimum of 3 years tyre fitting experience in the mining industry
  • RIISAM210A remove and fit wheel assemblies or equivalent
  • RIISAM211B Remove, repair and fit tyres or equivalent
  • RIIHAN201A Operate a forklift
  • Cert 2 in Heavy Vehicle Tyre Fitting
  • Experience in Tyre Maintenance Systems
What we offer:
  • We commit to safety, health and the environment  as a way of life
  • A culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration
  • Committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • A reward and recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities  
  • Support in achieving professional accreditation (site based personnel only)  
  • We take responsibility for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow
Our mission is to provide our employees with an empowered, collaborative, friendly and safe work environment based on mutual trust and respect. Peabody Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

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