Maintenance Leading Hand - Anthill

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Australia - All, Australia - Brisbane, Australia - Mt Isa, QLD
Mining Maintenance
Applications close
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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.


We have an opportunity for an experienced Leading Hand to join the maintenance team at Anthill. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor you will work collaboratively with your crew and the wider site team towards delivering safe, high-quality results. You will thrive on meeting all goals and challenges while acting with fairness and integrity in all that you do.

Our Anthill Project is situated 80km North-West of Mt Isa.

  • Lead your crew ensuring everyone works safely and efficiently
  • Perform servicing, repair and maintenance in accordance with Thiess servicing, lubrication and maintenance systems documentation
  • Source technical information including, technical bulletins, OEM and computer-based systems, be able to read and understand schematics – electrical and hydraulic
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times
  • Carry out quality work
  • Maintain radio communications for shift activities
  • Manage parts requirements for work
  • Make sure all work is performed in a timely manner (agreed time)

About You 

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

  • Relevant trade qualifications
  • Experience working as a leading hand in the maintenance field on an operational mine
  • Post-trade operational mine site experience
  • Experience in general service, maintenance, breakdowns, component change outs and proper diagnostics
  • OEM computer-based systems, CAT and Liebherr

What’s In It For You? 

  • Permanent full-time position
  • 12-hr days & nights 
  • Even time, 14/14 roster
  • Flights provided from Cairns, Townsville or Brisbane
  • Full camp facilities provided
  • Living out of camp allowance, if applicable
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & developing
  • Refer a friend program with maximum $5,000 payment (conditions apply)
  • A suite of employee benefits with leading companies
  • A range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products

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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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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