Peabody Energy

Tyre Fitters

Peabody Energy

Mackay, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 02/10/2018

Job Category:

Automotive / Automotive Trades

Job description:
  • PPE and camp accommodation included
  • Even time roster 7/7
  • Permanent Role
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 Tyre Fitters at our Coppabella Mine.  Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometers southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets.
Reporting to the Tyre Bay Supervisor, the scope of your role will be to perform tyre repairs and replacements on heavy earthmoving equipment as well as ultra-class trucks in a safe and productive manner.
Duties will include:
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, Peabody Cardinal Rules and Site Safety and Health Management system requirements (including risk management, SOP’s, permits, work instructions etc.).
  • Prioritise and undertake specified and/or general work to the required standard and within timeframes
  • Actively participate in effective shift change over’s and shift pre-starts
  • Be an active participant in the Continuous Improvement Program
  • Minimise production downtime in the event of breakdowns and scheduled maintenance by using effective shift planning techniques
The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a 7/7 Day/Night rotating roster and can allow for a residential, DIDO or FIFO lifestyle.
About you:
The successful candidate will have proven experience in a tyre fitter role along with the following:
  • Proven experience with tyre change and repairs on Komatsu 830E Electric Drive Trucks and Cat 785/793 trucks, Cat loaders and Light Vehicles.
  • Experience in conducting routine pit condition inspections and report on improvement opportunities
  • Experience with a tyre management programs (KLINGE) and a commitment to provide accurate and quality data capture.
  • Take a proactive role in setting and maintaining a high performing culture
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a fast-paced environment
The Process:
Please submit your application by 3PM  Friday, 19th October.  Candidates will be shortlisted based on the mining competencies clearly outlined in their resume.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a Recruitment Assessment Centre which will be held in South Brisbane on 25th October 2018. 
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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Please apply directly as submissions from recruitment agencies will not be considered without prior approval. All applications will be treated as highly confidential and will not be disclosed beyond HR and the hiring manager.