Fitter, Tyre - Olive Downs Complex

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Australia - Moranbah, QLD
Mining Maintenance, Trade - Tyre fitter
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Make 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. 

The Opportunity

We are seeking experienced Tyre Fitters 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 recently been awarded a five-year contract to deliver full-service mining operations, including mine planning overburden removal, drill and blast, load and haul (autonomous), 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 a Tyre Fitter, you will report to the Tyre Supervisor and be required to maintain the fleet of rubber tyre equipment safely and efficiently in order to meet site maintenance schedules and standards.

In this role, you will:

  • Remove and fit rims and wheel assemblies on heavy earthmoving mining equipment 
  • Remove, repair and refit tyres and wheel assemblies on heavy earthmoving mining equipment 
  • Perform regular tyre inflation pressure checks, adjust and report to supervisor
  • Carry out regular haul road inspections
  • Source technical information from available reference manuals, technical bulletins, and computer-based systems
  • Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of equipment non-conformance, identify and record any equipment quality problems, initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels

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 have:

  • Experience working as a tyre fitter in open cut mining in the maintenance of a heavy earthmoving tyre fleet 
  • Hold current AUR21920 Cert II in Automotive Tyre Servicing or AURKTJ011 & AURKTJ012
  • Drivers Licence (HR drivers licence desirable)

What Thiess can do for you

  • Even time (7/7) roster | 12.0hr Day Shift
  • BIBO from Mackay & Moranbah
  • 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 – flights and 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

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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.

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


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