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Title:  Electrical Tradesperson

Req ID:  3575
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Maintenance

Wilpinjong are in the middle of an exciting phase as we strive for operational excellence. We have a current decade long mine life in the 2030s and have a collaboration of teammates looking to extend that to the 2040s. Our rosters allow for people to be present in the lives of their family and / or the surrounding community. Located 58 kilometres northeast of the country charm of historical Mudgee, the mine produces high quality thermal coal for both the export and domestic markets.

We are now looking for electricians able to problem solve, troubleshoot and fault diagnosis of equipment both in the workshop and in the field, maintain safe working conditions and adhere to work health and safety standards and able to provide records of repairs, servicing and defects in a timely manner.


The Role:

We require an electrician with experience on mobile fleet maintenance to undertake inspection, diagnostic, fault finding and defect elimination of equipment and electrical infrastructure including CATs 789, 793, 785 and some electric Terex MT400 trucks, CAT 16M & 14M graders, CAT D10 and D11 dozers and Liebherr 9350, 9400 and CAT 6060 excavators.

As well, as an electrician, you will undertake diagnosing, repairing, and performing routine servicing of equipment and plant, performing scheduled maintenance, statutory testing, and electrical installations. We also love to learn from within, and want people who love providing assistance in the development and improvement of maintenance strategies.

It is essential that you have a proficiency certificate in an electrical trade or equivalent qualification with previous experience working as an electrician on heavy earth moving equipment.


The lifestyle:

This position is offered on a family-friendly rotating panel 5/4 even time roster with a mix of days and nights, which really lets you take advantage from a residential lifestyle in nearby Mudgee district. 

Nestled between rolling hills, Mudgee blends the old with the new, the rural with the cosmopolitan, and the laid-back with the adventurous. Catering to a range of interests for all ages, we have numerous sporting clubs with proud histories (including league, union, rugby, cricket, netball, basketball, horse race & golf to name a few), art precincts, it’s surrounded by national parks, has a selection of public and private schools, a well-resourced hospital and a never ending series of events. I mean check out this list of constantly updated things to do!! (

Our roster really allows you to have the most amazing time with friends and family, enjoying the region or getting away, with only a 3 hour drive to Sydney or the coast. Mudgee airport flies to Sydney, Newcastle or Cobar, with the close by Dubbo Airport adding the destinations of Brisbane, Melbourne, Broken Hill, Walgett, Bourke & Lightning Ridge.

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:

  • Reduce tax through salary sacrifice options, including up to 50% of you home loan interest / rent PLUS utilities, such as electricity, water etc;
  • Novated vehicle leasing available;
  • Discounted Private Health;
  • Over 2,000 Health and Lifestyle benefits with WHEREFIT;
  • Employee recognition program;
  • Employee assistance program available for yourself and immediate family.


About you:

  • Previous work history and practical experience as an electrician on mine-sites servicing mobile plant and trucks,
  • Drivers licence, manual and HR preferred;
  • Have experience within mining maintenance or with large mobile fleet;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety as a way of life;
  • Knowledge of conducting safety inspections and completing JSEAs, risk assessments and permits;
  • Able to maintain a high standard of housekeeping;
  • A commitment to be an effective team player, including a positive attitude;
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail;
  • We would also love you to have a
    • current High Risk Licences
      • LF
      • DG
      • EWP
  • and S1, S2, S3 & G2 certification.


About Peabody:

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

Our commitment to sustainability underpins everything we do and shapes our strategy for the future. We have set a company-wide ambition to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

People are at the core of Peabody’s ability to deliver business results and serve our communities and we offer an inclusive work environment that engages, recognises, and develops it employees. We strive to create a safe and healthy work culture where all employees are treated with fairness and respect and are supported and engaged.


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