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Title:  Mining Engineer

Req ID:  3024
City:  Singleton
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2330
Department:  Engineering

About the Mine:
Our Wambo mine complex is a combined Coal Handling & Preparation Plant and Underground mine located 30 kilometres west of Singleton that produce metallurgical and thermal coal for export and domestic markets. 


About the position:

We are currently seeking a Mining Engineer to join our Wambo Underground Mine, reporting to the Technical Services Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for contributing to a high performing technical services team of professionals and engineers and maximising mine performance results, as well as ensuring compliance with safety and statutory/regulatory requirements.

Role & lifestyle opportunities:

  • Professional and technical development opportunities
  • Support in achieving additional professional/statutory accreditation
  • A reward and recognition program, including bonus incentives 
  • Flexible working arrangements, including regular roster days
  • A culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration
  • Committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Exceptional relocation benefits with a possible lump sum payment of one months salary
  • Employee assistance program available for yourself and immediate family
  • Novated vehicle leasing available
  • Health and lifestyle benefits (WHEREFIT).


About you:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification(s) in Mining Engineering, Geology, Geotechnical Engineering or Surveying
  • High performing history with 2+ years’ experience in your field, preferably in underground coal mining
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and ability to foster and maintain a positive safety culture
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Familiarity with risk management processes
  • Knowledge of Coal Mine legislation and regulations
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, a “can do” attitude and ability to work with minimal supervision to develop concepts through to implementation 
  • Experience with MS Office suite and project management software will be looked upon favourably
  • Depending on the role(s), proficiency in various software CAD & modelling packages, such as AutoCAD, XPAC, Vulcan will be advantageous to applicants


Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Provide technical advice and support to operational personnel, particularly production coordinators, as required
  • Contribute to the overall management of mining activities to ensure mine production tonnage, supporting activities and cost budgets are achieved
  • Facilitate mine planning processes across the operation, ensuring resource and process conflicts are prioritised and managed
  • Manage relevant use of external consultants for peer review and outside expertise where required
  • Assist with project management of various mining engineering projects when required.
  • Participate in and facilitate portions of the risk management process on site
  • Monitoring compliance with HSEC Company policies and procedures and the relevant legislation.


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.


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