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Title:  HV Electrician

Req ID:  3576
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Maintenance

About the role:

We are currently seeking to expand our mobile maintenance high voltage (HV) electrician team at our Wilpinjong mine. Located 58 kilometres northeast of Mudgee, the mine produces high quality thermal coal for both the export and domestic markets.

Mining is undertaken using a dozer, truck and excavator fleet which includes Cat/Terex MT4400 & CAT 789, 793, 785 trucks; Liebherr 9350, 9400 and CAT 6060 excavators; CAT 16M & 14M graders & CAT D10 and D11 dozers.

Across 4 panel, lifestyle roster crews, each under the guidance of engaged and highly experienced leading hands and supervisors (regularly promoted from within), who ensure our tradespeople have the necessary resources, tools, and support to carry out their work effectively.

Our team of HV Electricians complete planned and unplanned maintenance and repair of Peabody mining equipment. These electrical and maintenance teams are generally split into workshop or field-based sections.


The Role:

We require a High Voltage Electrician with experience on mobile fleet maintenance to undertake inspection, servicing, diagnostic, fault finding and defect elimination and repairs of mobile equipment and electrical infrastructure.

It is essential that you have a proficiency certificate in an electrical trade or equivalent qualification with previous experience working as a HV 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, with nearby dams and rivers, has a selection of public and private schools, a well-resourced hospital and a never ending series of events, with our area's list of things to do constantly being updated (

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 nearby 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:

  • tool allowance;
  • leading hand allowance;
  • a very well stocked workshop;
  • the ability to reduce tax through salary sacrifice options, including up to 50% of your home loan interest / rent PLUS utilities, such as electricity, water etc;
  • the ability to reduce tax through Novated vehicle leasing;
  • Discounted Private Health;
  • Mudgee gym membership support;
  • 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 a High Voltage Electrician on mine-sites servicing mobile plant;
  • Have experience within mining maintenance or with large mobile fleet, on mobile equipment such as CAT / Terex MT4400 electric drive trucks;
  • High Voltage switching competencies;
  • PLC and SCADA Control system experience;
  • Current LVR/CPR competency;
  • Ability to read and interpret Electrical Schematics;
  • Knowledge of conducting safety inspections and completing JSEAs, risk assessments and permits;
  • Experience with defect inspections, SAP work management systems;
  • A strong commitment to workplace safety procedures and disciplines;
  • Drivers licence (manual and HR preferred);
  • Able to maintain a high standard of housekeeping;
  • A commitment to be an effective team player, including a positive attitude towards work and beneficial change and a Continuous Improvement commitment;
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail;
  • Full Australian Working Rights.


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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