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Field Diesel Fitter - Lake Vermont

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Dysart, QLD
Mining Maintenance
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With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential. Join our team today.



As our next Field Diesel Fitter reporting to the Field Maintenance Supervisor you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

The Lake Vermont Coal Project is situated in Dysart, North Queensland.

  • Work safely and comply with the Site Safety Health and Management System.
  • Be highly motivated and committed to deliver quality results.
  • Perform servicing, repairs and maintenance of the fleet in the field.
  • Maintain fleets of  Liebherr R9150/R9400/R996/R9600/R9800 Excavators, Komatsu PC460 Excavators, Epiroc PV275 Drills and Sandvik DR460 Drills.
  • Follow work instructions and complete all paperwork to a high standard.
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are always maintained ensuring a safe work environment.
  • Have a good work ethic and commitment to continuous improvement, be able to work as an individual within the maintenance team.
  • Commitment to Risk Management and Safe Work.


 Roster & Conditions

  • 7 on 7 off rotating shift roster
  • 12.5-hour day & night shift
  • Permanent position
  • Camp accommodation provided
  • A bus will be provided from Mackay, Rockhampton & Yeppoon
  • Salary sacrifice fights available



To be successful in this role you are required to have:

  • Trade Certificate in Diesel Fitting or relevant equivalent
  • Post-trade experience working in the Mining or Heavy Earth Moving industry
  • Liebherr equipment experience is highly regarded.
  • Experience in General Maintenance, Breakdowns, Component Change Outs and Servicing of Heavy Earth Moving Equipment
  • Demonstrated experience Cat, Komatsu and/or Liebherr HME



  • Permanent full-time positions
  • Even time roster
  • Full camp facilities provided
  • Living out of camp allowance, if applicable
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & developing
  • Salary sacrifice options – Flights & novated leasing
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products
  • Referral bonus program – earn $5k for a successful referral



At Thiess, we partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia and the Americas. For more than 85 years, we have operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses global insight to optimise solutions and create value for each project, positioning them for optimal efficiency, productivity and cost performance, backed by how we meet our commitments. Thiess is committed to being at the forefront of sustainable mining, leveraging the power of our people and technology to support clients in their journey to more sustainable enterprises.


We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered. 

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