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Title:  Mechanical Fitter (CHPP)

Req ID:  2820
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Prep Plant

About the role:
We are currently seeking a Day Shift Mechanical Fitter 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 Mechanical Supervisor, the Day Shift Mechanical Fitter will acquire the skills and qualifications to be able 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: 

 

  • Monitor and optimise plant availability
  • Perform planned and breakdown maintenance tasks on all CHPP equipment
    • Fault-finding and repairing mechanical plant and equipment
    • Ensure all work is performed to trade standards and meets high standards
  • Complete necessary documentation, risk assessments and work orders
  • Carry out first response breakdown maintenance tasks
  • Monitor operational plant performance

 

 

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:

  • Mechanical/Maintenance Fitter Trade Certificate or similar
  • Confined spaces, forklift and working at heights (preferred)
  • Honest and flexible attitude to tasks and required hours
  • Hands on approach to work, ability to 'get hands dirty'
  • Welding (Mig, Tig and Arc) and fabrication (highly desired)
  • Hydraulics service/ repair (highly desired)
  • Have a strong safety and risk management focus
  • Be 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

Take the first step toward a rewarding career working with us at:

Peabody Jobs (peabodyenergy.com)

Job Summary

This job is to carry out preventive and breakdown maintenance to fixed and mobile plant in both underground and open cut environments.

Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 work area and plant for hazards, damage and defects
  • Examine drawings or specifications to determine work methods, sequence of activities or manufacture of components
  • Diagnose faults or breakdowns
  • Estimate time and materials required to complete jobs
  • Raise orders for materials
  • Undertake repairs or component changeouts as required
  • Clean and maintain tools and work area
  • Train other personnel or apprentices (if required)
  • Ensure activities comply with safety, environmental and statutory requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by the company

Physical Requirements

SURFACE ENVIRONMENT

  • 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)

 

UNDERGROUND ENVIRONMENT

  • Must have the ability to stand for prolonged periods of time on uneven, rocky surfaces for up to the entire length of the shift
  • Must have the ability to be seated for up to 4 hours to operate equipment or vehicles
  • Must have the ability to walk for up to 4 hours at a time.  Will be required to walk through different sections of the mine with varying degrees of clearance and headroom
  • 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 bend or stoop for a full work period as a result of mine height
  • Must have the ability to climb up and down stairs/steps and climb on/off equipment and ladders
  • 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 25 – 50 lbs. on a frequent basis and the ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to 80 lbs.
  • 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)

Education

  • Trade Certificate preferred


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