Auto Electrician - Ensham

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Australia - Blackwater, QLD, Australia - QLD Regional
Mining Maintenance, Trade - Automotive Electrician
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Mining is about value, and that value isn’t fully realised until land is returned to a sustainable state. Thiess Rehabilitation offers world-leading mine rehabilitation services by miners, who are also environmental experts, delivering award winning rehabilitation programs globally, and with over 10000 ha of rehabilitation completed since 2007.

Thiess Rehabilitation covers the full lifecycle of mine rehabilitation services, from design to development to delivery, including helping clients achieve superior end land use results with positive environmental, social and governance outcomes.

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As our next Auto Electrician reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

Thiess Rehabilitation is currently seeking experienced Auto Electricians for an opportunity at Ensham mine which is located 40km east of Emerald. Thiess Rehabilitation is committed to delivering mine rehabilitation services at Ensham over a 3.5 year term and are looking for people to be part of this exciting project.

  • Work safely and comply with the Site Safety Health and Management System.
  • Be highly motivated and committed to deliver quality results.
  • Perform diagnostic, repairs and maintenance of the fleet in the workshop and in the field.
  • Maintain site GPS and communication systems on the fleets of Cat D10T/ D11T/D11 and Komatsu 475 Dozers, Cat 16M Grader, Cat 777dump trucks, Komatsu PC1250 and CAT 606 Excavators.
  • Complete A/C system repairs and overhauls
  • Follow work instructions and complete all paperwork to a high standard.
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are always maintained ensuring a safe work environment.
  • Have a good work ethic and commitment to continuous improvement, be able to work as an individual within the maintenance team.
  • Commitment to Risk Management and Safe Work.

 Roster & Conditions

  • 7 on 7 off rotating shift roster
  • 12.5-hour day & night shift
  • Permanent position
  • Permanent workshop facilities
  • Camp accommodation provided
  • Salary sacrifice flights available


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

  • 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 
  • Trade qualified Auto Electrician with post trade experience in the mining industry
  • Verified skills list (training transcripts)
  • Current refrigerant handling licence
  • Relevant coal mining certifications 
  • A commitment to a positive safety culture 
  • Alignment to our principles, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation & Delivery


  • Highly competitive salary
  • Permanent full-time positions
  • Even time roster
  • Full camp facilities provided
  • Living out of camp allowance, if applicable
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & development of employees
  • Salary sacrifice options – Flights & novated leasing
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products

Driving a diverse, inclusive and respectful culture

We’re committed to safe, healthy and respectful workplaces. A place where everyone matters always.

We welcome and celebrate the differences and similarities among people including gender, identity, ethnicity, race, heritage, sexual orientation, disability, age, culture, religion, language, appearance, parental status and education.

We believe diverse experiences and perspectives not only make us more innovative, productive and engaged, but are crucial to our success.

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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.

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

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