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Title:  Pit Maintenance Crew Members

Req ID:  2718
City:  Moranbah
State:  QLD
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  4744
Department:  Operations

About the role:

As a result of continued growth, we are currently seeking additional permanent, full-time Pit Maintenance Crew Members at our Coppabella Mine. Located 140 kilometres South-West of Mackay, the mine produces premium low-volatile pulverized coal (LV-PCI) for export and domestic markets.


Our mine uses the below mechanical equipment to mine:

  • Trucks: CAT 789, EH4000, Liebherr T282
  • Graders: CAT 16M/H, 24M
  • Dozers: CAT D10 and D11T/R
  • Excavators: Hitachi 2500, 3600, 5500 & CAT6060
  • Shovels: P&H 4100, 4100XPC
  • Dragline: M8200


Reporting to the Production Supervisor, these positions include the following tasks:

  • Recovery of coal left behind from normal mining operations for eg. low wall batters, floors, faulted areas.
  • Operating and use of small excavators, backhoes, loaders, graders, dozers and trucks.
  • Maintenance of bunding, roadways, intersections.
  • General pit maintenance.


The lifestyle and benefits:

  • 7/7 Dayshift only roster
  • 12 hour shifts
  • Bus departing from and returning to Mackay from site
  • Camp accommodation


About you:

You are an experienced operator who can demonstrate an understanding of and a strong commitment to safety and understands the positive correlation between safety and productivity.

Is qualified and competent in operating the following:

  • Small excavators
  • Backhoes
  • Loaders
  • Graders
  • Dozers
  • Haul Trucks


About Peabody:

Peabody is a world-leader in providing products for the production of affordable, reliable steel and energy to customers in 15 countries on five continents. We employ over 4,900 people, have 18 operations in the United States and Australia and in 2021 we restored 2400 acres of land. When you work with us, you are working with a team of professionals around the world who are committed to making a difference for themselves, their families, and their communities.


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 operations. We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment

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