Fitter, Ancillary Equipment - Olive Downs Complex

Job ID
Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Australia - Moranbah, QLD
Mining Maintenance, Trade - Service person
Applications close
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Make your mark with Thiess 

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 experienced Ancillary Equipment Fitter to join the Thiess maintenance crew at Pembroke Resource’s 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 Ancillary Equipment Fitter, you will be required to:

  • Maintain Ancillary mobile plant equipment together with equipment used for Blasting such as MPU’s, Stemming Trucks and Product Augers safely and efficiently in line with Thiess and industry standards
  • Excellent diagnostic and fault finding on hydraulic systems, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance skills
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times

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:

  • Mechanical trade qualification (required)
  • Prior experience with diagnostics and fault-finding skills on hydraulic systems
  • On highway truck experience (desired)
  • Demonstrated experience working on Blast equipment including MPU’s, dewatering pumps & medium vehicles
  • Current Standard 11
  • Driver’s Licence preferable
  • Undergo & pass a Queensland Explosives Security Clearance
  • Police clearance

 What Thiess can do for you 

  • Even time (7/7) roster with 12:0hr days & Nights
  • Fully funded Flights available from Brisbane to Mackay or Moranbah
  • 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 and their families 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. 

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

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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