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Peabody is the leading coal producer, providing essential products for the production of affordable, reliable energy and steel. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.

About the role:
We are currently seeking a Senior Dragline Engineer & Senior Drill & Blast Engineer at our Coppabella Moorvale Mine. Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometers southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets, with an extension in Greenfield stage due to start coal production early this year.

Reporting to the Operations Technical Superintendent, you will be required to develop and implement mine designs and schedules in line with production requirements. Monitor, track and report on performance... against the mine schedule, site budget and ensure compliance within safety, environmental, legislative and statutory requirements.

Duties will include:
• Develop, implement and uphold safe and efficient work practices at all times;
• Develop and distribute high quality schedules and designs that maximises the efficient use of site resources.
• Maintain and ensure reports are kept up to date whilst identifying opportunities for improvement and cost savings
• Ensuring maximum optimisation is reached whilst abiding by safe work practices and environmental regulations.
• Present weekly plans clearly and concisely to colleges, mid and upper management and communicate critical paths, risks and opportunities.
• Monitor mining performance against short and mid-term schedules to ensure waste movement and coal flow schedules meet budgeted movement.
• Build positive working relationships with both internal and external parties
• Assist in developing budgets and forecasts as required.

The lifestyle:
This position is available to accommodate a 9 Day Fortnight (5 on 2 off/4 on 3 off) on a DIDO or FIFO lifestyle with flights.
• 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).
• Employee recognition program

About You:
• Tertiary qualifications in Mining or Civil Engineering, or comparable degree
• Experience in open cut mining operations within the coal industry preferred
• Minimum 5 year's experience as a Mining Engineer across Truck-Shovel and/or Dragline and /or Drill & Blast.
• Proven site experience in the timely and cost-efficient planning of mining activities and associated tasks for a large open-cut mine
• The ability to develop dig plans whilst considering pit design, ground conditions, environmental constraints and accesses.
• Demonstrated experience with and sound working knowledge of CAD software such as Vulcan, Deswik MS Excel and scheduling software such as Spry or Gantt Scheduler.
• Demonstrate successful application/s of Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives through scheduling, design or innovation in current or previous mining positions.
• Excellent planning and organising skills, the ability coach / mentor junior engineers and to enlist help or resources when required.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Uncompromising commitment to safety and the environment.

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.

Take the first step toward a rewarding career working with us at Peabody Jobs ( Peabody Jobs (peabodyenergy.com)


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