Peabody Energy

Underground Electrician

Peabody Energy

Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 11/09/2018

Job Category:

Trades & Services / Electrician, Technician / Instrumentation

Job description:
  • Residential role based in Illawarra
  • Be home every night with your family
  • Grow your mining career with Peabody
About the company:
Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability
We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognise and develop our employees.
About the role: 
We are currently seeking qualified Electrical Tradesperson to join our Metropolitan Mine on a fixed term contract. Our Metropolitan mine is an underground coal mining operation located 30 kilometers north of Wollongong in Helensburgh, NSW producing metallurgical coking coal for export and domestic customers.
You will use your trade experience to perform maintenance activities in a team environment whilst ensuring production targets are met safely and efficiently.  Your day to day duties will include performing planned and breakdown maintenance tasks on all underground equipment, as well as operating equipment when required. As an experienced tradesman you will ensure all work is performed to trade standards and meets high expectation. You will be able to complete accurate results of each task and complete work planning sheets and work orders.
The Process:
Please submit your application by COB 28th September 2018.  Candidates will be shortlisted based on the electrical and mining competencies clearly outlined in their resume.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a Recruitment Assessment Centre which will be held in Helensburgh on the following dates:
  1. Wednesday, 10th October 2018
  2. Thursday, 11th October 2018
About you:
The ideal candidate must possess electrical trade qualifications as well as underground coal experience.
To succeed in this role you will have a genuine commitment to safety and demonstrate a sound understanding of risk and hazard identification. You will be an exceptional team member with a flexible attitude and sound work ethic. 

At Peabody, we:
  • Commit to safety and health as a way of life
  • Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution
  • Are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Offer a reward and recognition program
  • Provide professional and technical development opportunities  
  • Support employees to achieve professional accreditation
Our mission is to create superior value for shareholders as the leading global supplier of coal, which enables economic prosperity and a better quality of life.
Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.
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