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Title:  Tyre Fitter

Req ID:  2764
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2855
Department:  Maintenance

About the role:
An opportunity exists for an experienced OTR Tyre Fitter with a strong safety focus to join 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.


You will be part of a dynamic team contributing to the successful performance of the mine along with the following duties:  

  • Mechanical maintenance and tyre repairs on light, medium and heavy vehicles performed in a safe and productive manner;
  • Tread depth measurements, pressure readings and inspections on all heavy earthmoving Mobile Equipment;
  • Actively participate in effective shift change over’s and shift Pre-Starts;
  • Complete a detailed written hand over at the end of each shift;
  • Be an active participant in the Continuous Improvement Program;
  • Conduct site hazard reports;
  • Minimise production downtime in the event of breakdowns and scheduled maintenance by using effective shift planning techniques.


The lifestyle:

This position is offered on a family-friendly rotating panel roster with a mix of days and nights, which is suited to a residential lifestyle in nearby Mudgee district.  

Nestled between rolling hills, Mudgee blends the old with the new, the rural with the cosmopolitan, and the laid-back with the adventurous.

Catering to a wide range of adult and child interests, we have numerous sporting clubs with proud histories, art precincts, national parks cover and a never ending series of events. I mean check out these Things to Do!! (

Our roster really allows you to have the most amazing time with friends and family, enjoying the region or getting away, with only a 3 hour drive to Sydney or the coast.

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]


Peabody Energy also offers the following:

  • Reduce tax through salary sacrifice options, including up to 50% of you home loan interest / rent PLUS utilities, such as electricity, water etc;
  • Novated vehicle leasing available;
  • Discounted Private Health;
  • Over 2,000 Health and Lifestyle benefits with WHEREFIT;
  • Employee recognition program;
  • Employee assistance program available for yourself and immediate family.


About you:

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Proactive role in setting and maintaining a high safety standard;
  • Minimum of a year OTR tyre fitting experience in the mining industry;
  • RIISAM210A remove and fit wheel assemblies or equivalent;
  • RIISAM211B Remove, repair and fit tyres or equivalent;
  • RIIHAN201A Operate a forklift;
  • Cert 2 in Heavy Vehicle Tyre Fitting;
  • Experience in Tyre Maintenance Systems.


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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