Auto Electrician

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Singleton, NSW
Mining Maintenance, Trade - Automotive Electrician
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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.


About the role

Thiess Mount Pleasant Operation has an exciting opportunity for highly motivated Auto Electricians to join our Field Maintenance Team. This is a great opportunity to advance your knowledge & Skills in this area.

You will work a lifestyle roster 5/4 4/5 5/5 12-hour days, nights, and weekend work, you will be part of a team that strives for the best in fleet maintenance and management

Key Role Requirements:

  • By joining the Field team, you will need to be energetic, can think quickly and work fluently across the small but energetic team
  • Perform the servicing, breakdown repair and maintenance of large-scale mobile mining equipment including Liebherr 996, 9400, 9600 and 9350 Excavators and Komatsu PC7000 Excavator, Cat and Terex drill fleet, CAT 793 and Komatsu 930 Trucks, Track Dozers and other ancillary equipment as directed in accordance with Thiess servicing, lubrication, and maintenance systems documentation.
  • A strength and ability to source technical information from the relevant available reference manuals, technical bulletins, OEM and computer-based systems
  • Running data, power, radio and GPS antenna cables through bulkhead, panels, and access both inside and outside production equipment compartments on heavy mining machinery
  • Provide high quality installations including mountings, wiring, and testing of equipment
  • Ensure all activities are completed in a safe manner.


About you

  • Trade qualified Auto Electrician with 2 to 3 years post trade experience in the mining industry
  • Sound knowledge of AS/NZS 3000 & 3007
  • Experience in the above-mentioned fleet and open pit exposure
  • Electrical supervisors/contractor’s license as issued by the Department of Fair Trading
  • Experience in maintaining and fault finding on solar systems, wireless networks, machine monitoring systems and GPS systems would be advantageous


What Thiess can do for you

  • Permanent full-time positions 
  • Even time, lifestyle rosters 
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & development
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.


About us

At Thiess, we partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia and the Americas. For more than 85 years, we have operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses global insight to optimise solutions and create value for each project, positioning them for optimal efficiency, productivity and cost performance, backed by how we meet our commitments. Thiess is committed to being at the forefront of sustainable mining, leveraging the power of our people and technology to support clients in their journey to more sustainable enterprises.

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

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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.

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