Underground Fitter


Posted on:  6th Mar 2024

We are currently seeking an experienced Underground Fitter to join our Wambo Mine.  Our Wambo mine complex is an underground mine located 30 kilometers west of Singleton that produce metallurgical and thermal coal for export and domestic markets. 

Reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Manager, your role will be to routinely inspect, repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment in line with manufacturing requirements and safe operating procedures. 

Duties will include: 

  • Installing mechanical plant and equipment  
  • Fault-finding and repairing mechanical plant and equipment including hydraulic systems
  • Maintaining mechanical plant and equipment as required 
  • Assist with production when required 
  • Participating in maintenance planning activities 

The lifestyle:  This position will be offered to align with current site roster arrangements of 3 x 12 hour shifts per week. 

About you: 

  • Mechanical trade qualifications  
  • Experience working in underground mining operations  
  • High level of interpersonal skills.  
  • Ability to work in a team environment.  
  • Ability to participate in risk assessments and manage risk  
  • Strong commitment to safety as a way of life 

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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