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Title:  Maintenance Field Supervisor

Req ID:  1190
City:  Coppabella
State:  QLD
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  4741
Department:  Maintenance

We are currently seeking a Field Maintenance Supervisor to join 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 Superintendent, you will be responsible for managing all planned, breakdown and repair maintenance activities as well as communicating changes that will impact the mine priorities.  You will be part of a dynamic team culture contributing to the successful performance of the mine.


Key duties:

  • Providing practical input into the content of all short and long term maintenance plans for mobile equipment
  • Providing leadership, motivation and support to Leading Hands and all roster and dayshift team members, taking accountability for team performance including contractors
  • Executing all planned, breakdown and improvement work, minor projects and reliability initiatives
  • Reducing equipment downtime by ensuring all maintenance activities are planned, manned and carried out to a high standard, in a safe and timely manner.
  • Promoting a team culture of continuous improvement and innovation, including cost saving initiatives
  • Communicate issues that impact the planned work and extend equipment downtimes
  • Develop systems so that all maintenance personnel and contractors are effectively managed

This position is offered on a 7/7 even time roster and can allow for a residential (Moranbah or Nebo), DIDO or FIFO lifestyle.  Employees living residentially may have access to a $15,000 housing allowance and may have the ability to salary sacrifice up to 50% of rental payments.

  • You are a dynamic leader who will lead by example and be a role model for your team by displaying behaviours in line with company values
  • Relevant mechanical / electrical trade qualification or engineering degree along with proven experience in a similar role in an open cut environment
  • Extensive knowledge of effective planning and execution processes for mobile equipment
  • Experience with computerised maintenance management systems (SAP experience is highly desirable) as well as MS Office Suite
  • Extensive knowledge of equipment condition monitoring practices
  • Uncompromising commitment to safety
  • QMS1, QMS2, QMS3 

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be the world’s leading pure-play coal company.  We employ over 6,000 people and have 21 operations in the United States and Australia 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. 


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.  Our employees are guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.


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


Peabody is a globally diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees. The company values the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage and is committed to increasing the number of diverse employees throughout its Australian operations.  We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment.


Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.


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