Heavy Diesel Excavator Fitter/Step-up Leading Hand - Lake Vermont

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Dysart, QLD
Trade - Heavy Diesel Fitter
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Mark your mark with Thiess

Everyday, 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. 

About the role

As our next Field Maintenance Leading Hand specialising in Excavators reporting to the Field Maintenance Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

The Lake Vermont Coal Project is situated in Dysart, North Queensland.

  • Work safely and comply with the Site Safety Health and Management System.
  • Be highly motivated and committed to deliver quality results.
  • Perform servicing, repairs, and maintenance of the fleet in the field.
  • Maintain fleets of Liebherr R9150/R9400/R996/R9600/R9800 Excavators, Komatsu PC360/PC490 Excavators, Sandvik DR460/412i, and Epiroc PV275 Drills.
  • 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, be able to think ahead & lead with initiative.
  • Commitment to Risk Management and Safe Work.

Roster and Conditions

  • 7 on 7 off rotating shift roster
  • 12.5-hour day & night shift
  • Charter Flights Brisbane - employees need to permanently live within 200km of the Brisbane CBD
  • BIBO from Mackay, Rockhampton & Yeppoon

About you

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

    • Trade Certificate in Diesel Fitting or relevant equivalent
    • Post-trade experience working in the Mining or Heavy Earth Moving industry.
    • Specialist Fitter with Excavators, Liebherr equipment experience is highly regarded.
    • Experience in General Maintenance, Breakdowns, Component Change Outs and Servicing of Heavy Earth Moving Equipment
    • Demonstrated experience Cat, Komatsu and/or Liebherr HME

What Thiess can do for you

  • Permanent full-time positions
  • Even time roster
  • Full camp facilities provided.
  • Living out of camp allowance, if applicable
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & developing.
  • Salary sacrifices options – novated leasing
  • 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

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.

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.

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