Peabody Energy

Mining Engineer

Peabody Energy

Mackay, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/09/2018

Job Category:

Engineering / Mining, Oil & Gas

Job description:
  • 9 Day fortnight
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Residential, DIDO or FIFO lifestyle options
About the company:
Peabody, the world’s largest private-sector coal company, is a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies.  We have 23 operations in the United States and Australia, and have 6,700 employees globally, servicing metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on five continents.
About the role: 
We are currently seeking a permanent full time, Short-Term Mining Engineer to join our Moorvale Mine.  Our Coppabella Moorvale Joint Venture (CMJV), located 156 kilometres south west of Mackay. Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations producing premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets.
Reporting to the Operations Technical Superintendent, you will assist the planning and execution of safe mine operations through the collaborative development of pit and dump designs, haul networks and production schedules.  In addition, you will monitor and report on mine performance metrics and ensure compliance within safety, environmental, legislative and statutory requirements.

Duties will include
  • Develop, implement and uphold safe and efficient work practices at all times
  • Design plans and production schedules to best utilise site resources while achieving desired quality objectives
  • Maintain mine performance reporting and utilise data analytics to identify opportunities
  • Monitor progress of operations to ensure short and long-term plans are consistently met within site budget constraints
  • Assist in the development of site budgets and financial forecasts
  • Establish and nurture positive working relationships with all parties
The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a Monday to Friday roster with 1 rostered Friday off per fortnight and can allow for a residential (Moranbah or Nebo), DIDO or FIFO lifestyle. 

About You:
  • Degree in Mining Engineering or related discipline
  • Significant short and/or mid-term planning, scheduling and design experience across truck / shovel operations
  • Proficient in the use of Vulcan, Spry and 3D-Dig will be looked upon favourably
 What we offer:
  • We commit to safety and health 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.

Apply to Peabody Energy today and grow your career with us.
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