Tyre Fitter - Caval Ridge

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Moranbah, QLD, Australia - QLD Regional, Australia - All
Mining Maintenance
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Build a deeper capability

Since 2017, our team has delivered mining excellence at Caval Ridge with uncompromising safety and environmental standards. We’re looking forward to continuing our long-term relationship with BMA.

Caval Ridge Mine is based 6kms south of Moranbah in the Bowen Basin, Queensland. 

Thiess are seeking multiple experienced Tyre Fitters for a permanent employment opportunity working on our Caval Ridge coal mining project.  Reporting into the Maintenance Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results. Like all of us at Thiess, you’re a passionate and energetic person, that appreciates responsibility, recognition and reward.

In this role, you will:

  • Remove and fit rims and wheel assemblies on heavy earthmoving mining equipment as required
  • Remove, repair and refit tyres and wheel assemblies on heavy earthmoving mining equipment as required
  • Perform regular tyre inflation pressure checks, adjust and report to supervisor
  • Carry out regular haul road inspection
  • Source technical information from available reference manuals, technical bulletins, and computer-based systems
  • Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of equipment non-conformance, identify and record any equipment quality problems, initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels
  • Be able to work in accordance with the site's procedures.


  • $63 - $65 + $4.79 per hour allowance
  • Access to fully funded chartered flights from Brisbane
  • BIBO options available from Mackay & Townsville 
  • Caval Ridge camp based in Moranbah - 5 minutes from site! Offering accommodation, meals and all PPE
  • Enjoyable lifestyle with access to local cafes, restaurants, gyms and other facilities within Moranbah
  • Even time roster of 7/7 and 12.5hr days/nights on offer to provide a balanced lifestyle
  • A range of corporate discounts including health insurance, travel and retail products
  • $5,000 refer a mate bonus for successful referrals
  • Opportunities to advance your career

About you

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working as a tyre fitter in open cut mining in the maintenance of a heavy earthmoving tyre fleet essential 
  • Hold current AUR21920 Cert II in Automotive Tyre Servicing or AURKTJ011 & AURKTJ012
  • Standard 11
  • Previous open cut mining experience in the maintenance of a heavy earthmoving tyre fleet essential 
  • Drivers Licence (HR drivers licence desirable)
  • A proactive attitude with the desire to work reliably as part of a world-class team to deliver excellence for our clients
  • A genuine interest in building a career with Thiess
  • A commitment to a positive safety culture
  • Alignment to our principles: Integrity, Accountability, Innovation & Delivery


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.

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.

Visit our website to learn more – http://www.thiess.com

Should you require assistance applying for this opportunity, please contact us @ hiring@thiess.com


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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