Title:  CHPP Operator Maintainer

Req ID:  3231
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Prep Plant

About the role:
We are currently seeking a CHPP Operator at our Wilpinjong mine. Our Wilpinjong mine is an open-cut mine located 58km kilometers northeast of Mudgee producing a high quality thermal coal for export and domestic markets.


Reporting to the CHPP Shift Supervisor, the scope of your role will be to operate all areas of the Coal Preparation plant in line with production schedules whilst working within a small crew.


Duties will include:

  • Operate and monitor the preparation plant to optimize production
  • Identify, report and act on all hazards and comply with the Health, Safety and Environment Management System
  • Perform first response breakdown maintenance tasks as required
  • Operate stockpile dozers to manage the product coal stockpile, reclaim operations and train loading in line with schedules and blend parameters 
  • Maintain CHPP equipment as requested during scheduled maintenance periods
  • Maintain cleanliness of all areas of the CHPP and Train Loadout


The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a rotational shift roster and can allow for a residential lifestyle in nearby Mudgee district. 

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Peabody Energy also offers the following:

  • Exceptional relocation benefits
  • Employee assistance program available for yourself and immediate family
  • Novated vehicle leasing available
  • Health and lifestyle benefits (WHEREFIT).
  • Employee recognition program



About you:

  • Candidate must have an electrical or mechanical trade qualification
  • Ability to communicate effectively and share knowledge and information
  • Ability to work in a team environment and effectively resolve conflicts with fellow team members
  • Ability to work accurately and quickly under pressure
  • Able to take accountability for their own work and development


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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