Fitter, Heavy Diesel - Breakdowns - Mt Arthur

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Newcastle, Australia - Perth, Australia - Singleton, NSW
Mining Maintenance, Trade - Heavy Diesel Fitter
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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.

About the role

Thiess Mt Arthur South, located just outside of Muswellbrook, provides a great opportunity for you to expand your skills as a Heavy Diesel Breakdown Fitter.

In this role, you will:

Work a lifestyle roster 5/4 4/5 5/5 12.5 hour days, nights and weekend work you will be part of a team that strives for the best in fleet maintenance and management.

  • Perform the servicing, rear and maintenance of large scale mobile mining equipment including Liebherr 9800, 996 and 9350 Excavators, semi-autonomous Cat drill fleet as well as Terex drill, CAT Trucks and Dozers and other ancillary equipment as directed in accordance with Thiess servicing, lubrication and maintenance systems documentation
  • Completing general maintenance, breakdowns, services and component changeouts to a high standard.
  • Source technical information from the relevant available reference manuals, technical bulletins, OEM and computer based systems
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times
  • Conduct required inspection to maximise equipment utilisation

About you

  • Trade Qualified Plant Mechanic Certificate III Automotive Mechanical Technology (Heavy Vehicle Mobile Equipment) or similar
  • Preference would be Excavator, Drill or Pit fitter experience
  • Post-trade experience working in the Mining or Heavy Earth Moving industry
  • Experience in general maintenance, breakdowns, component changeouts and servicing of Heavy Earthmoving equipment
  • Demonstrated experience with Liebherr and CAT large earthmoving equipment

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.

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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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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