Peabody Energy

Dragline Operator

Peabody Energy

Mackay, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 02/10/2018

Job Category:

Mining, Energy & Resources / Machine / Plant Operator

Job description:
  • 7/7 rotating day/night shift roster
  • 12 hour shifts
  • Grow your mining career with Peabody
About the company:
Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company. We are a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies.  Peabody has 23 operations across the United States and Australia, and has 6,700 employees globally, servicing metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries, on five continents.
We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognise and develop our employees.
About the role: 
We are currently seeking highly skilled Dragline Operators for our Coppabella Mine.  Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140km southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets.
We are seeking outstanding individuals with the relevant experience, safety focus and leadership capability to join the Peabody team.
The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a 7/7 day/night roster on 12 hour shifts and can allow residential, DIDO or FIFO lifestyle.
About You:
  • Strong commitment to safety as a way of life
  • 2+ years’ experience operating draglines
  • Ability to meet and exceed set targets
  • An effective team player
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 and collaboration
  • 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
Peabody prides itself on being a values driven company.  We strive, through our people, to achieve our mission and live our values of Safety, Customer Focus, Leadership, People, Excellence, Integrity and Sustainability. We take responsibility to for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow.
Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us. For more information, visit or click apply now.