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Title:  Electrician (CHPP)

Req ID:  2821
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Prep Plant

About the role:
We are currently seeking a day shift electrician to join our Coal Handling and Preparation Plant (CHPP) team at our Wilpinjong Mine. Our Wilpinjong mine is an open cut mine located 40 kilometres northeast of Mudgee producing a high-quality thermal coal for export and domestic markets.

Reporting to the CHPP Electrical Supervisor, the day shift electrician will utilise their skills and qualifications to maintain fixed plant used to prepare coal for transportation to domestic power generators and export shipping terminals. 


Key duties of the role include, but not limited to: 


  • Responsible to the CHPP Electrical Supervisor for the inspection, repair, maintenance and
  • approved modifications of electrical equipment.
  • Maintain complete equipment records and documentation related to tests, maintenance,
  • modifications, and repairs.
  • Responsible for following the test, maintenance, and installation procedures established as acceptable for the equipment across site. May assist in the development of procedures or the review of electrical systems where established procedures are inadequate and non-existent.
  • Recommend improvements and modifications of the electrical equipment to the CHPP Electrical Supervisor through the continuous improvement process.
  • Comply with all established safety rules, company policies, and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining an adequate supply of electrical spare parts.
  • Assist in maintaining clean, orderly and hazard-free work areas.
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals and prints, ability to do various forms of
  • paperwork (written).
  • Ability to work without close, direct supervision.



The lifestyle:

This position is offered on a Monday to Friday 10 hour day shift allowing for a residential lifestyle in Mudgee or nearby towns.

Mudgee is located within the wine region of beautiful Country NSW and is surrounded to by World Heritage Wilderness.

This is a unique opportunity that will allow individuals to escape city life and explore what Mudgee has to offer including enjoying the countryside, bushwalking, exploring the charming surrounding towns and spending time by the Cudgegong River.


About you:

  • Have an electrical trade qualification;
  • NSW Electrical supervisors licence or equivalent;
  • Honest and flexible attitude to tasks and required hours
  • Have a strong safety and risk management focus
  • Have a positive attitude and good work ethic
  • Be an effective team player
  • Uncompromising commitment to safety and the environment


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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Job Summary

This job is responsible for the operation of open cut mine equipment to facilitate the production of coal.

Job Description


  • Visibly support and champion Peabody's Mission and Values
  • Act in accordance with and adhere to Safety as a Way of Life Management System
  • Inspect and service equipment
  • Plan digging activities to ensure optimal coal recovery
  • Dig coal and waste to ensure optimal recovery
  • Train more junior production employees
  • Pre-start inspection of equipment and work environment
  • Collect waste and tipping at correct location
  • Monitor the control panel of the equipment to identify and correct malfunctions and service requirements
  • Ensure activities comply with safety, environmental and statutory requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by the company

Physical Requirements


  • Must have the ability to stand for up to 4 hours per shift
  • Must have the ability to be seated for up to 4 hours to operate equipment or vehicles
  • Must have the ability to work from elevated positions, walk/climb up and down stairs/steps and climb on/off equipment and ladders
  • Must have the ability to wear required protective footwear, hearing and eye protection, and other personal protective equipment as required by Company and MSHA
  • Must have the ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist motions (push, pull, twist, handle), and have rapid reflex movements of the arms/legs and good hand to eye coordination
  • Must have the ability to lift/raise 10 – 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance frequently during the work shift
  • Must have the ability to work in extreme conditions, including but not limited to changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise from low to high decibels, varying degrees of light/dark, in and around artificial light, and in a confined work area
  • Must have the ability to work various shifts (required shifts include days, evening and nights, with rotating schedules, weekends and holidays)


  • High School Degree or GED Equivalent required

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