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Production Operators - Drill

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Newcastle
Operator - All Round / Multi Skilled
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Work with a team of the best

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.

About the role

Thiess Mt Arthur South is situated in the picturesque Hunter Valley, located 10 minutes from Muswellbrook and 35 minutes from Singleton.

As our next Production Drill Operator reporting to the OCE/Drill & Blast Supervisor, you will be highly motivated and work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

You will be required to work on a rotating lifestyle roster 5/4 4/5 5/5 that includes 12 hour days, 10.50 hour nights and weekend work.

In this role, you will:

  • Initiative and a flexible approach to work
  • Good communication skills with the willingness to be part of a high-performance team
  • Commitment to the highest safety, community, and environmental standards
  • Experience in operating large heavy plant
  • Ability to work to directions and be self-motivated

About you

  • We are seeking Blasthole Drill Operators with open cut experience and refined operating skills in rotary drills. Must have a minimum 12 months of rotary drilling experience in the mining industry. Experience in operating Haul trucks including CAT 785, 789 and 793's is also essential to the role. All RPL must be provided for the above skills at the time of application

What Thiess can do for you

  • Permanent full-time positions 
  • Even time, lifestyle rosters 
  • Production bonuses 
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & development
  • Salary sacrifice options – novated leasing  
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.
  • Referral bonus program – earn $5k for a successful referral 

About us

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.

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Driving a diverse, inclusive and respectful culture

We’re committed to safe, healthy and respectful workplaces. A place where everyone matters always.

We welcome and celebrate the differences and similarities among people including gender, identity, ethnicity, race, heritage, sexual orientation, disability, age, culture, religion, language, appearance, parental status and education.

We believe diverse experiences and perspectives not only make us more innovative, productive and engaged, but are crucial to our success.

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How to apply

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, there is no better time to join Thiess.

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