Diesel Fitter

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - All
Mining Maintenance
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Work with a team of the best

Thiess is seeking experienced Heavy Diesel Fitter’s at our Caval Ridge Mine located 6km south-east of Moranbah in the Bowen Basin.

Our team deliver mining excellence at Caval Ridge with uncompromising safety and environmental standards. We’re looking forward to continuing our long-term relationship with BMA during our new 5-year contracts effective 2022. 

About the role

This position is a permanent roll with Thiess. The successful applicants will join a passionate and energetic team where they will be responsible for providing technical knowledge, support and assistance to Thiess’ maintenance operations. The role will also provide an opportunity to expand your maintenance technical skills and become a leader in the mechanical field.


  • Annual salary $144,058 - $149,723 dependant upon experience
  • $10,000 market allowance
  • Access to fully funded chartered flights from Brisbane
  • BIBO options available from Mackay & Townsville 
  • 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
  • Career advancement opportunities


  • Trade Certificate in Heavy Diesel Fitting
  • Current Standard 11 
  • Current “C” Class drivers licence
  • Relevant coal mining certifications
  • A commitment to a positive safety culture
  • Alignment to our principles: Integrity, Accountability, Innovation & Deliver

Advantageous to the role

  • Minimum of 2 years post-trade experience working in the mining and heavy earth moving industry, or on large hydraulic excavators
  • Experience in general maintenance, diagnostics, breakdowns, component change outs and servicing of Heavy mining equipment
  • Experience with Liebherr & Hitachi Excavators, CAT 793 and 789 Trucks, CAT 18M Graders, Komatsu 375A-8 Dozers,  would be an advantage


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.

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button or the link below.

"Thiess follows a Pre-Employment Process for all successful applicants, which includes two employment references, a National Police Check and a medical assessment. These checks are essential to your application, and your recruiter will support you through the process". 

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