About the Company
Peabody Energy is the world’s largest private-sector coal company and a Fortune 500 company by revenue. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in 25 countries on six continents.

Our Values:
Safety: We commit to safety and health as a way of life.
Customer Focus: We provide customers with quality products and excellent service.
Leadership: We have the courage to lead, and do so through inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution.
People: We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognize and develop employees.
Excellence: We are accountable for our own success. We operate cost-competitive mines by applying continuous improvement and technology-driven solutions.
Integrity: We act in an honest and ethical manner.
Sustainability: We take responsibility for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow.

Why Join Us?
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer with a focus on modern Longwall equipment at our Metropolitan Mine.

The Metropolitan Mine is an underground mine located 30 kilometres north of Wollongong near the township of Helensburgh that produces coking coal for export and domestic markets.

Reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager, the key purpose of this role is to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the Longwall Equipment & Infrastructure.

Responsibilities in this position include:
Developing maintenance plans and schedules for longwall equipment
Supervision, mentoring and coaching trades people
Arrange labour and parts for scheduled work
Assist with equipment rebuilds, statutory overhauls and installations
Analyse trends to predict and budget for maintenance
Drive continuous improvement
Pro-actively participating, communicating and encouraging safety awareness in the workplace
About You:
Relevant engineering qualification
Highly proficient in SCADA and PLC systems
Familiarity with AS/NZS 3800
Previous supervisory experience in mining
A genuine commitment to safety
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Exceptional leadership capability and proven relationship building skills
Well-developed interpersonal and influencing abilities
Working towards gaining Manager Electrical Engineering certificate of competence advantageous
Our mission is to provide our employees with an empowered, collaborative, friendly and safe work environment based on mutual trust and respect. Peabody Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply to Peabody Energy today and grow your career with us.


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mining)
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mining Engineer
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering


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