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Title:  Mine OT System Technician

Req ID:  3500
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Mine Operations

About the position:

We have an exciting role for a someone to provide the effective delivery of mine operational technology, including fleet monitoring system, digital two-way radio, mine video monitoring, wireless network and operator awareness systems.


This is a dayshift only role on an even time roster, 8 days on, 6 days off where you will be tasked with ensuring ongoing functionality, reliability, integrity of data and timely access to information.


The following Operational Technology systems on site include:

  • Hexagon Mineops - HxGN MineOperate.
  • Motorola digital radio.
  • GuardVant operator alert system – OpGuard.
  • CCTV camera network.


The responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Validate production records for each work shift and calendar month. 
  • Work closely with mining, maintenance, IT and Operational Technology teams to ensure continuous and effective operation.
  • Be able to proactively identify faults within the Operational Technology hardware & software systems.
  • Monitor and implement changes to in-pit communications and data transfer infrastructure to ensure all mine areas have effective coverage.
  • Provide support for:
    • Digital radio communication system;
    • Industrial network, microwave, and wireless systems;
    • Fleet Management Systems maintenance and support;
    • Fatigue monitoring systems;
    • CCTV system installation and support.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance of the site network infrastructure.
  • Assist with installation and repairs to GPS and Fleet Management Systems on machines.
  • Source and interrogate data from the mine Operational Technology systems.
  • Perform basic system upgrades as required.
  • Provide technical information to staff and operations personnel.


About you:

  • Qualifications in Information Systems or a technology related field (Engineering, Radio communications, Electronics or Electrical Trade) with knowledge and /or exposure to heavy mining equipment.
  • Ideally previous experience in a familiar role, preferably in surface mining environment; with experience repairing and maintaining mining equipment.
  • Problem solving & investigative skills
  • Knowledge or demonstrated experience:
    • Fleet Management Systems (FMS);
    • Video camera monitoring technology;
    • Wireless networks and associated infrastructure
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with a strong sense of ownership and accountability.
  • Fantastic relationship management skills and strong communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, with ability to produce clear, concise documentation.
  • Flexible and resilience in responding to multiple changing priorities.


Role & lifestyle opportunities:

  • Permanent role with professional and technical development opportunities, including support in achieving additional professional/statutory accreditation.
  • A reward and recognition program.
  • A culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration.
  • Committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace.
  • Exceptional relocation benefits.
  • Employee assistance program available for yourself and immediate family.
  • Novated vehicle leasing available.
  • Health and lifestyle benefits (WHEREFIT) - exclusive corporate benefits at over 500 leading fitness and wellbeing brands.
  • 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].


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. Over the past five years, Peabody has restored one acre of mined land for every acre disturbed, including restoring approximately 2,300 acres of land in 2022. 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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