Peabody Energy

Maintenance Fitters

Peabody Energy

Mackay, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 21/12/2018

Job Category:

Trades & Services / Mechanical Fitter

Job description:
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 Maintenance 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 Maintenance Supervisor, the scope of your role will be to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and adherence to safe and efficient work practices.
Duties will include:
  • Compliance with 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
  • Maintain a safe, clean and healthy work environment.
  • Minimise production downtime
  • Participate in and complete shift change, site meetings, communications or reporting requirements to the required standard.
  • Actively engage in the in the Continuous Improvement Program
The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a 7/7 day/night rotating roster with and can allow for a residential, DIDO or FIFO lifestyle.
About you:
The successful candidate will hold a recognized Mechanical Trade Qualification, along with;
  • Previous experience working on Electric Drive Trucks, particularly Liebherr and Hitachi.
  • Cat D11R/T, D10T Bulldozers, Cat 789 Trucks, Cat 994 Loaders and other Cat Ancillary support machines.
  • Exposure to Pit Stop servicing and other preventative maintenance methods and practices would be highly regarded.
  • Experience with defect inspection / elimination systems and SAP work management practices.
  • A Continuous Improvement commitment and positive attitude towards change.
  • Exposure to a rolling shift roster with a quality handover process would be advantageous.
The Process:
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 onsite at the end of January 2019. 
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.