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Maintenance Planner/Engineer - Ant Hill

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - QLD - Regional
Planning / Scheduling / Project Controls, Mining Maintenance
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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 Maintenance Planner/Mechanical Engineer for our Ant Hill project, who will schedule and plan short to medium maintenance for all mobile plant and equipment on site to OEM specification to ensure the equipment fleet achieves maximum availability in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.  

Located 80km North-West of Mt Isa and working on a 5/2:4/3 roster, you will thrive on meeting all goals and challenges, and act with fairness and integrity in all that you do. 

Flights will be provided from - Cairns, Townsville and Brisbane

In this role, you will;  

  • Assist in the preparation, presentation and implementation of project plans and conceptual studies   

  • Plan and coordinate monthly, weekly and daily maintenance scheduling activities as it relates to mobile plant   

  • Plan, coordinate and schedule personnel and resources according to maintenance reports   

  • Assist in coordinating maintenance shut down activities as it relates to mobile plant and scheduling activities   

  • Ensure full statutory and safety compliance of all the maintenance activities   

About you 

To be considered for these opportunities you are required to have: 

  • Experience in a similar role within open pit hard rock mining   

  • Extensive practical knowledge and experience in JDE   

  • Detailed knowledge of maintenance on large mining mobile plant   

  • Proven experience with implementation of business and continuous improvement projects   

  • Demonstrated experience with scheduling for servicing and preventative maintenance, repair estimate, forecasting and budgeting of recurring repairs, inspection of repairs and maintaining safety standards   

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. 


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