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Title:  Boilermaker

Req ID:  3142
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Maintenance

About the role:
We are currently seeking a Boilermaker at our Wilpinjong mine.  Our Wilpinjong mine is an open-cut mine located 58 kilometers northeast of Mudgee producing a high quality thermal coal for export and domestic markets.


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will complete planned and unplanned maintenance of Peabody’s mining equipment as directed by the Leading Hand / Supervisor to the required standards.   You will also comply with all site and statutory OH&S regulations and maintain a strong focus on safety for yourself and others including the use of site safety systems.


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 lifestyle roster  and can allow for a residential lifestyle in nearby Mudgee district. 


For a taste of what an amazing place Mudgee is to live, work and play, watch the video below *[video courtesy of Mudgee Region Tourism]

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:

  • Boilermaker/Engineering (Fabrication) Certificate III Trade qualification essential
  • Ability to produce and maintain welding standards compliant to AS1554.
  • Ability to identify Category A,B & C Welding environments and their applicable management controls.
  • Ability to apply and practice safety as a way of life for your commitment to work.
  • Experience in Thermic Lancing and Air Arc Gouging processes.
  • Experience in maintaining and servicing excavators, mobile earthmoving equipment and fixed plant
  • Knowledge of conducting safety inspections and completing JSEA’s, Risk Assessments & Permits
  • A commitment to being an effective team player


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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