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Title:  Maintenance Superintendent

Req ID:  1171
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Maintenance

About the role:
We are currently accepting applications for the role of Maintenance Superintendent at our Wilpinjong Mine. Our Wilpinjong Mine is an open-cut mine located 58 kilometres northeast of Mudgee producing a high quality thermal coal for export and domestic markets.


Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will undertake specified and/or general project work as required.  You will implement and maintain maintenance techniques that ensure Peabody’s equipment is maintained to a high safety, productive and reliable standard, whilst implementing practices and processes to get the most out of your team.


Duties will include:

  • Ensure compliance with all statutory, regulatory requirements and all Peabody site policies and procedures
  • Delivery of a safe and healthy workplace and ensure all safety incidents and actions are closed out in a timely manner
  • Ensure the delivery of effective maintenance planning, forecasting and budget outcomes
  • Ensure all statutory inspections and maintenance tooling/safety equipment is maintained and periodic calibrations/inspections are recorded
  • Develop a continuous improvement pipeline along with consistently delivering solutions that enhance business outcomes including where required working with OEMs and other Peabody sites
  • Ensure machine health monitoring and assessment information is actioned to deliver extended machine and component life
  • Minimise production downtime and scheduled maintenance through effective planning/delegation techniques
  • Actively promote the four pillars of the Peabody Leadership Model (Inspire, Innovate, Execute, Collaborate)


The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a Monday to Friday roster with 1 rostered day off per month on top of 5 weeks annual leave.  Employees living locally may have the ability to salary sacrifice up to 50% of mortgage interest or rental payments. 


About you:

  • Relevant trades qualification or engineering degree
  • Proven experience in a similar role in an open cut environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and ability to foster and maintain a positive safety culture
  • Extensive knowledge of effective planning and execution processes for mobile equipment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Cost, contractor and project management experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite including Microsoft Project
  • Experience with computerised maintenance management systems (SAP experience is highly desirable)
  • Extensive knowledge of equipment condition monitoring practices
  • Strong business improvement and forecasting/budgeting skills
  • QMS1, QMS2, QMS3  


About Peabody:

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be the world’s leading pure-play coal company.  We employ over 6,000 people and have 21 operations in the United States and Australia serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. 


Our mission is to create superior value for shareholders as the leading global supplier of coal, which enables economic prosperity and a better quality of life.  Our employees are guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.


At Peabody, we:

  • Commit to safety and health as a way of life
  • Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution
  • Are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Offer a reward and recognition program
  • Provide professional and technical development opportunities  
  • Support employees to achieve professional accreditation


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


Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.


Please apply directly as submissions from recruitment agencies will not be considered without prior approval.  All applications will be treated as highly confidential and will not be disclosed beyond HR and the hiring manager.

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