Superintendent, Maintenance

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Newcastle, Australia - Singleton, NSW
Mining Maintenance
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Make Your Mark

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About The Role

Thiess is seeking a Maintenance Superintendent for a permanent employment opportunity at our Mount Pleasant Operations site. 

Located a short 2.5km from Muswellbrook in the Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales.  The workforce has been built up with a focus on developing a strong performance culture. This culture values everyone’s contribution equally and is based on providing local opportunities.

As the new Maintenance Superintendent you will be responsible for the safe and efficient running of day-to-day maintenance operations, key responsibilities will include:

  • Assuring the quality of maintenance work to ensure that reliable plant and equipment are available for project operations  
  • Providing focused and effective leadership to the Maintenance Supervisors  
  • Working closely with the Maintenance Management team to ensure maintenance and production objectives align 
  • Oversee, plan and control all weekly and daily mobile maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner   
  • Manage and coordinate team’s activities by setting performance objectives and allocating appropriate resources 
  • Ensure comprehensive records are established and maintained to assist decision making  
  • Develop and implement strategies to achieve reliability and availability levels  
  • Drive a high performance culture within the Maintenance team.

About You

To be successful in this role you will require the following experience and qualifications:

  • Trade Certificate and or Engineering Degree or equivalent qualifications
  • A minimum of five plus years’ experience in a similar leadership role within the mining industry  
  • Familiarity with maintenance management systems, JDE experience is advantageous
  • Accounting and budgeting skills, including the ability to monitor costs in line with budget requirements  
  • Experience with maintenance planning, contract management and asset management  
  • Effective communication and people management

 What Thiess Can Do For You

  • Thiess’ commitment to ongoing training & development 
  • Monthly RDO
  • Health & wellbeing rewards program through AIA Vitality 
  • Salary continuance insurance 
  • Salary sacrifice options – novated leasing   
  • 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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