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Title:  Underground Operator

Req ID:  3951
City:  Glenden
State:  QLD
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  4743
Department:  Mine Operations

Centurion is more than a mine—it’s a mission. Owned and operated by Peabody Energy. Join a team united in the pursuit of excellence, determined to make our mark in the coal sector. Centurion is committed to investing in the best people, world class equipment and setting the highest safety and production standards in the industry.

With a mine life of over 20 years, Centurion poised to set new benchmarks in underground coal mining, emphasising safety and production excellence.

 

At Peabody we’re proud to produce coal that plays an essential role in not only powering the world but in building the worlds infrastructure. The premium metallurgical coal from Centurion is a key component in steelmaking vital for infrastructure development.

We’re committed to reviving this world-class operation, with development coal production targeted for early 2024 and longwall coal production expected in 2026.

 

About the role:

Peabody are currently seeking Underground Operators (including Miner Drivers) join our Centurion underground mine, Our Centurion mine is located 160 kilometres west of Mackay. For more information on Centurion visit (centurionmine.com.au)

Reporting to the Mine Manager the scope of your new role will be include.

 

  • Carrying out personal risk assessment, hazard identification and other safety requirements relevant to the role
  • Performing underground mining activities including coal extraction using both longwall and continuous miners, primary and secondary support and other supporting activities using a range of mining equipment in order for the mine to safely meet production goals
  • Participating in site continuous improvement initiatives.

 

The lifestyle:

This position is offered on a 7:7 day/night roster and can allow for a residential (Moranbah) DIDO or FIFO lifestyle. 

Peabody Energy also offers the following:

  • Exceptional relocation benefits with a possible lump sum payment of one months salary
  • Employee assistance program available for yourself and immediate family
  • Novated vehicle leasing available
  • Health and lifestyle benefits (WHEREFIT)
  • Employee recognition program

 

About you:

  • Relevant experience in underground coal mining, with current competencies for the operation of a variety of underground mining equipment, mobile equipment and for carrying out support activities.
  • Experience in both Development and Longwall mining operations would be highly regarded.
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety and the ability to work effectively in a team are key requirements of the role.
  • Commitment to high performance standards.

 

In addition to the above, you will have a genuine commitment to safety and demonstrate a sound understanding of risk and hazard identification. You will be an exceptional team member with a flexible attitude and sound work ethic.

 

About Peabody:

Peabody is a leading coal producer, providing essential products for the production of affordable, reliable energy & steel. We employ approximately 5,500 people across our operations in the United States & Australia, serving customers in 26 countries.

Our commitment to sustainability underpins everything we do and shapes our strategy for the future.

 

Safety is our first value. In 2022, Peabody’s Total Recordable Incident Frequency Rate was 1.13. People are at the core of Peabody's ability to deliver business results and serve our communities. We offer an inclusive work environment that engages, recognizes, and develops it employees. We strive to create a safe and healthy work culture where all employees are treated with fairness and respect.

Take the first step toward a rewarding career working with us at: Peabody Jobs (peabodyenergy.com) 

 

EEO Disclaimer: Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply to Centurion Mine Site and Peabody today and see how we are #buildingbrighterfutures.


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