Production Operators - Truck, Shovel, Dragline and Excavator - iMINCO

Coppabella Mine for experienced Truck, Multi- Skilled, Excavator and Dragline Production Operators with a strong safety focus

Production Operators - Mine Complex

Production Operators – Truck, Shovel, Excavator & Drag-line

Excavator and Dragline Production Operators. Peabody is seeking outstanding individuals with the relevant experience and leadership capability to join the team.

  • 7/7 rotating day/night roster
  • Grow your mining career with Peabody Energy
  • Multiple positions available

About the Company:

Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company and a Fortune 500 company. Peabody serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in 25 countries on five continents.

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 Australian operations.

Peabody is actively seeking to grow its talent pool and recruit more women and Indigenous Australians and encourages female and Indigenous Australians to apply.

Why Join Peabody’s Coppabella Team?

Peabody’s Coppabella Moorvale Mine Complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometres southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised injection coal (LV-PCI) for export markets. An excellent opportunity is available at our Coppabella Mine for experienced Truck, Multi- Skilled.


Roster arrangements for these roles are 7 / 7 day / night rotating roster. The minimum requirements for these positions include:

  • A mining competency with a proven track record in safety and production for Electrical and Mechanical Trucks (preferably Komatsu 830E and CATCAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's

    Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO
    /CATCaterpillar 785 ...Learn about CAT 785's

    The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, or off-road truck as they are sometimes called are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This truck has proven it’s worth for years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.

    Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger Caterpillar dump trucks, giving them the confidence and ability to handle larger load capacities on a range of challenging mine sites.

    One of the biggest advantages you can have is to get to know the these trucks inside out. To get started, download the Caterpillar 785 manual here.

    Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO

Peabody also seeks candidates with a proven track record in safety and production, a combination of a mining competency in Electrical and Mechanical Trucks and one or more of the following mining competencies:

  • Excavator (preferably CAT 6060 and/or Hitachi 5500 or 2500)
  • Dozer (preferably CAT D10 and/or D11)
  • Dragline (preferably Marion 8200)
  • Electric Shovel (preferably P&H).

About You:

  • Strong commitment to safety as a way of life
  • Ability to meet and exceed set targets
  • Open cut coal mining or heavy industry experience
  • Effective team player.


  • We commit to safety and health as a way of life
  • A culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration
  • Committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • A reward and recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities
  • Support in achieving professional accreditation (site based personal only)
  • Permanent lifestyle roster opportunities available
  • We take responsibility to for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow
  • World’s largest private-sector coal company and a fortune 500 company

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