Electrician, Auto - Olive Downs Complex

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Australia - Moranbah, Australia - Moranbah, QLD
Trade - Automotive Electrician, Trade - Other
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Make your mark with Thiess

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. 

At Thiess, our vision is to harness the power of our people and technology to pioneer sustainable resources solutions. As our industry evolves, we want to lead change, rather than simply keep pace with it. We’re deploying new technology and equipment at select operations through a series of strategic, collaborative, and phased projects.

Every day, all around the world, Thiess supports and celebrates our people. We recognise talent and reward transparency. We champion diversity and embrace change.

Join us. Hone your skills and develop new ones, take on big challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration, and empowerment.

Thiess is the place to make things happen. 

The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Auto Electrical Tradesperson to join the maintenance crew at Pembroke Resource’s new autonomous mine in the Bowen Basin - the Olive Downs Complex.

Pembroke Resource’s Olive Downs Complex is a greenfield project located 40 kilometres South-East of Moranbah, which commenced mining operations mid-2023. Thiess has been awarded a five-year contract to deliver full-service mining operations, including mine planning overburden removal, drill and blast, load and haul, water management and rehabilitation as well as the construction of the mine infrastructure.

About The Role

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a new workforce that is focused on developing a strong performance culture and a culture that values everyone’s contribution equally. As an Auto Electrical Tradesperson, you will be required to:

  • Maintain a fleet of Haul Trucks and associated plant equipment safely and efficiently in order to meet site maintenance schedules
  • Servicing and repairs to heavy vehicle air-condition systems
  • Reading electrical schematics, diagnosing, and carrying out repairs on 12/24v electrical systems
  • Attending in-field breakdowns and repairing faults safely and efficiently
  • Create detailed parts lists for faults found during inspections for future repairs
  • CAT and Liebherr experience desirable.

About you

As a successful applicant, you’ll be a high-achieving safety-focused individual who?enjoys delivering results in a dynamic environment. Your attention to detail coupled with your commitment to delivering high-quality work will also ensure your success in this role. The ideal candidate will hold:

  • Trade certified auto electrical tradesperson
  • Proven experience in the maintenance of Haul trucks and associated plant equipment in a mining environment
  • Relevant post-trade experience
  • CAT and Liebherr experience highly desirable.
  • Valid Drivers Licence
  • Current Standard 11

What Thiess can do for you

  • Access to fully funded flights from Brisbane to Moranbah 
  • Even time (7/7) roster | 12 hr Days & Nights
  • BIBO from Mackay 
  • Permanent full-time positions
  • Thiess’ commitment to ongoing training & development as part of delivering a modern autonomous mine
  • Health & well-being rewards program through AIA Vitality
  • Salary sacrifice options – novated leasing
  • Individual flexibility arrangements on offer - (Live Local or DIDO)
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.

About us

Thiess works with clients in Australia, Asia and the Americas in the dynamic field of open-cut and underground mining. 

The pioneering spirit of our founders – the legendary Thiess brothers – is our legacy, and inspires our vision to harness the power of people and technology to drive sustainable change. 

At Thiess, you will have the opportunity to play a part in the global energy transition. We are growing our commodities portfolio to include metals and minerals critical to the energy transition, and developing services to enable sustainable mining. 

We’re creating a culture of curiosity, knowledge-sharing, and continuous learning – supporting our people to contribute to Thiess’ success and continued growth in sustainable mining. 

We’ll support you to hone your skills and develop new ones, take on challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration and empowerment. We offer our people ongoing technical training and development opportunities so they can reach their full potential. We also invest in the workforce of the future, with a range of programs for people starting their careers. 

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 enable our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered. 

Learn more http://thiess.com/makeyourmark

Should you require assistance applying for this opportunity, please contact us at 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.

The Strong & Sustainable Resource Communities Act 2017 principles apply to this position.

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