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Permanent Full-time
Aus - QLD Bowen Basin
Mining Maintenance, Trade - Service person, Trade - Other
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Work with a team of the best 

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 is seeking a Trades Assistant for a permanent employment opportunity at our open cut coal mining project, Peak Downs.

Peak Downs Mine is located 31km south-east of Moranbah in the Bowen Basin.

As the Trades Assistant, reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will provide support to the Maintenance Department to contribute towards the safe and efficient running of mining operations.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Escorts and deliveries of daily freight, parts and plant throughout the mine
  • Back up service person for refuelling HME equipment and excavator shutdowns
  • General Trades assistant tasks and general housekeeping duties as directed.

About you

  • Have high standards for personal safety and for others
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic and an enthusiastic attitude
  • Work autonomously an in a team environment
  • Relevant experience in a similar role in a mining environment
  • Hold a current HR Non-Slew Crane Licence
  • Hold a current HR Forklift Licence
  • Tilt tray operation experience desirable but not essential

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 80 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. 

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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.

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button or the link below.

How to apply

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