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Maintenance Planner

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - QLD Bowen Basin
Planning / Scheduling / Project Controls, Engineering - Mechanical, Mining Maintenance
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Our people are central to our success.

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 of industry leaders – because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.

About us

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, we optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.

The Lake Vermont Coal Project is situated in Dysart, North Queensland.   This project is one of Thiess’ largest and longest running projects.  The project currently produces 10Mt of coal and 75Mbcm of overburden annually. 

About the role

We have a Maintenance Planner (Short Term Planner) role available on an 8/6 (back to back) roster reporting to the Planning and Engineering Superintendent.  You will be required to plan and coordinate short term maintenance activities on heavy mining equipment.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Planning and scheduling short term maintenance activities for excavators, drills, trucks, dozers, graders and loaders
  • Initiating and monitoring the purchasing and logistics process to ensure parts, equipment, resources and tooling are available when required
  • Ensuring information stored in the CMMS is detailed, accurate and current
  • Timely communication of any foreseeable disruptions to planned events
  • Actively engaging with mining operations team to ensure plans are aligned with production objectives

About you

  • Relevant Maintenance Planning Qualifications
    • Mechanical trade or experience in a prior planning role
    • Maintenance management diploma or Mechanical Engineering qualification are advantageous
  • Maintenance planning experience in a mobile plant environment
  • Experience in Maintenance systems such as JDE, SAP or similar is highly regarded
  • Experience with Microsoft Office particularly Microsoft Excel is highly regarded
  • Current Driver’s Licence

Roster & Conditions

  • 8/6 Roster – Wednesday to Wednesday
  • Full Camp Facilities available

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make 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 follow the below link.

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