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Title:  Superintendent Mining Engineering

Req ID:  1052
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Mining Engineering


About the role: 
We are currently seeking a Technical Services Superintendent to join 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 Technical Services Manager, this role is responsible for leading a team of mining engineers and professionals to deliver mine planning and technical services functions to our Wilpinjong Mine.  With a long-life operation, approvals out to 2033, you will also be responsible for the following duties:


  • Leading an engineering team responsible for coal quality & logistics, mine scheduling, drill and blast, dozer push and, loading and hauling operations.
  • Lead the development and execution of the short-term planning outputs in line with medium and long term plans
  • Preparation of detailed production schedules in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Ensure mine plans and designs incorporate and communicate sound mining engineering, geological and geotechnical considerations and concepts
  • Provide leadership and input into the ongoing management of the mining operation
  • Provide technical support and input into optimisation and continuous improvement opportunities and frameworks
  • Monitor and maintain environmental, safety and health requirements
  • Display commitment to coaching and mentoring the team to accomplish business outcomes


The Lifestyle: 
This position is offered on a Monday to Friday roster with one rostered day off per month and can allow for a residential lifestyle. Employees living locally may have the ability to salary sacrifice up to 50% of mortgage interest or rental payments, along with access to subsidised gym membership and other local benefits.


About you:

  • Hold a Mining Engineering degree or similar discipline
  • Proven experience in delivering productive and cost efficient mine planning and scheduling
  • Knowledge of mine planning and scheduling software.  Proficiency in Vulcan and SPRY software will be highly regarded.
  • 6+ years’ Open Cut Mining experience
  • Well-developed communication, negotiating and influencing skills and confidence in your knowledge of project management practices
  • Strong commitment to safety and a way of life


About the Company: 

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be the world’s leading pure-play coal company.  We employ over 7,000 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.


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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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