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Title:  Maintenance Supervisor

Req ID:  1191
City:  Coppabella
State:  QLD
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  4741
Department:  Maintenance

About the role:

We are currently seeking a 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 all day to day mine activities in compliance with all relevant statutes by providing leadership to achieve safe and effective production.  You will be part of a dynamic team contributing to the successful performance of the mine along with the following duties: 


  • Providing practical input into the content of all short and long term maintenance plans
  • Providing leadership, motivation and support to all roster, and day night shift 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
  • Promote and enforce safe and efficient work practices
  • Use problem solving skills combined with self-motivation to focus on developing solutions and plans to challenges presented in the workplace 


The lifestyle:

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.


About you:

The person who will best suit this role will have a strong customer focus and will take pride in and be accountable for the team delivering high standards of work.  You will have strong leadership and communication skills and have an ability to adapt your style for different audiences. 


Minimum requirements:

  • Trade or tertiary qualification in a mechanical or electrical discipline
  • 3 years demonstrated leadership capability in a similar role
  • Experience applying best practice maintenance techniques to optimise equipment availability
  • Experience with trucks, excavators and drills
  • Experience in SAP maintenance applications will be highly regarded
  • Uncompromising commitment to safety


About the company:

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be the world’s leading pure-play coal company.  We employ over 7,000 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.


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.