Excavator Operator - Iron Bridge

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Perth, Australia - Pilbara, WA
Operator - Production / Excavator
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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

As our next Excavator Operator to proudly represent our Production Mining Team, you will live for challenges and thrive on the variety of work available. Like all of us at Thiess, you’re a passionate and energetic person, that appreciates responsibility, recognition and reward.  

In this role, you will:

  • Operating machinery efficiently, safely, and competently to ensure maximum output 
  • Complying with Thiess’ policies and procedures 
  • Responding to instructions from Mining Supervisor 
  • Excavating to design boundaries of ore bodies, berms and pit walls 
  • Ensuring floor levels are maintained 
  • Minimising dilution and achieving design parameters within acceptable tolerances 
  • Setting and maintain high housekeeping standards 
  • Carrying out pre-start checks 

About you

  • At least 5 years mining experience as mining production excavator operator 
  • Equivalent to or specific experience operating Hitachi EX3600 is essential 
  • Experience in loading dump trucks in a mining production environment essential 
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of ore mark ups and pit configuration 
  • Skills to mine out benches and cutting batters, leaving minimal amount of material for final trim to design of batter angle 
  • HR drivers licence (desirable)  
  • Proven compliance and commitment to health and safety at all times

What Thiess can do for you

  • Permanent full-time positions 
  • Full camp facilities provided 
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & development
  • Salary sacrifice options – Flights & novated leasing  
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.

About us

We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 90 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities we live and work in.

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. 

Visit our website to learn more – http://www.thiess.com

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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