Mining Engineer

Mackay, Mackay
22 May 2018
16 Jun 2018
Job role
9 Day fortnight Diverse role in a fast paced environment Grow your career with Peabody About the company: Peabody is the world's largest private-sector coal company. We are a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies. Peabody has 23 operations across the United States and Australia, and has 6,700 employees globally, servicing metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries, on five continents. We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognise and develop our employees. About the role: We are currently seeking an experience Mining Engineer to join our Coppabella mine site. 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. 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; schedules and designs to ensure efficient use of site resources and achievement of required quality 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 Monitor progress of operations to ensure short and long term plans are consistently met within site budget constraints Build positive working relationships with both internal and external parties Assist in developing budgets and forecasts as required. The lifestyle: This position is offered on a Monday to Friday roster with 1 rostered Friday off per fortnight and can allow for a residential, DIDO or FIFO lifestyle. About You: Tertiary qualifications in Mining or Civil Engineering, or comparable degree Experience in open cut mining operations within the coal industry At least 2 year's experience as a Mining Engineer across Dragline and /or Drill & Blast and/or Truck Shovel. Proven site experience in the timely and cost efficient planning of mining activities and associated tasks for a large open-cut mine Possessing the ability to design whilst taking into account pit design, ground conditions and environmental constraints Demonstrated experience with and sound working knowledge of Vulcan and MS Excel - advanced level Demonstrate experiences and savings from Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives Excellent planning and organising skills, and ability to enlist help as necessary to deliver outcomes Strong communication and interpersonal skills Uncompromising commitment to safety and the environment. At Peabody, we: Commit to safety and health as a way of life Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration 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 prides itself on being a values driven company. We strive, through our people, to achieve our mission and live our values of Safety, Customer Focus, Leadership, People, Excellence, Integrity and Sustainability. We take responsibility to for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow. Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us. For more information, visit or click apply now. 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.