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Engineer Plant & Asset Reliability

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Permanent (Indonesia only)
INDO - Sangatta Coal Mine, Indonesia - East Kalimantan
Engineering - Mechanical
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Thiess is the world's largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Our life-of-mine insight, tailored approach and commitment to excellence keep us at the leading edge…optimising the mining value chain for each client.

And we're not done. We continue to drive innovation, through long-term relationships, so our clients are best positioned in a competitive global market. Our people are central to our success and are empowered to contribute their skills, knowledge and experience to continually exceed industry benchmarks. Our culture is built on our Principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by a commitment to safety in everything we do.

As our next Plant & Asset Reliability - Engineer reporting to the Plant & Asset Reliability - Superintendent you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.


Thiess Sangatta – Kalimantan Timur


Continuously monitor all mobile plant and equipment reliability data with a Global Approach to improving equipment MTBF, provide consistent communication and reporting and provide engineering solutions to reliability issues.

Some of your duties will include:

To be successful in this role you are required to:

  • Demonstrate safety leadership in your own behaviour and your interactions with others
  • Understand the key environmental risks associated with Maintenance operations, the controls to be implemented to manage the risk and the legislative compliance obligations
  • Comply with all applicable laws, regulations, statutory obligations and Thiess and CIMIC policies.
  • Coach and mentor individuals where appropriate to support business succession planning.
  • Identify project-based opportunities to improve efficiencies and reduce maintenance costs.
  • Ongoing monitoring of plant reliability and development of improvement strategies.
  • Liaise with the Plant & Asset Lead - Reliability to monitor, review, and update Fleet Reliability Processes.
  • Standardise Reliability Reports and KPI’s.
  • Identify operational factors that can impact equipment Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF).
  • Continually liaise with suppliers and OEM’s to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the quality and efficiency of maintenance work through enhanced reliability programs.
  • Communicate innovations and improvements to key stakeholders in relation to reliability programs.
  • Must be a team player, able to develop and maintain positive stakeholder relationships.

 What skills and experience do you need?

  • Trade qualification / engineering degree or equivalent qualifications and experience.
  • Have a minimum 5 years’ experience in maintenance activities with mobile plant maintenance operations and large mining equipment and has minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role;
  • Should have Pareto Analysis and Reporting skills; Maintenance system skills; Fluid analysis; Reliability and Plant systems skills; Competent in the use of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (e.g. JDE); Have Knowledge of contract management, including subcontractors;
  • Strong leadership skill; have strong communication skill and Ability to negotiate with stakeholders and influence outcomes; Strong analytical skills; proactive, team work, willing to learn, open communication, a demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Good in written and spoken English language skills, English speaking is desirable; Proficient in MS Office.

How to apply

This role will provide you with the opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, leadership development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce that represents the communities in which we operate. To apply for this role please follow the below link.

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