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Maintenance Leading Hand - QCoal Northern Hub

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - QLD Bowen Basin
Supervisory / Management, Mining Maintenance, Trade - Heavy Diesel Fitter
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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 QCoal Northern Hub is situated in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, about 6km south of Collinsville.  Thiess has recently secured a 4-year contract extension through until 2022.

About the role

As our next Maintenance Leading Hand, reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

In this role, you will but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate the safe maintenance of mobile equipment, meeting Thiess, legislative and OEM standards and guidelines
  • Identify and promote safe work practice, ensuring appropriate precautions are taken to reduce risk to both people, equipment and the environment
  • Ensure compliance to site Safety Health and Management policies.
  • Work within JDE and Info Mine to maintain shift logs and plant reporting
  • Provide positive leadership to the crew, mentor and develop the team
  • Promote and Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Roster & Conditions

  • 7 on 7 off rotating shift roster
  • 12 hour rotating day / night roster 
  • Permanent position
  • A bus will be provided from Townsville to site
  • No FIFO provided for this position.

About you

  • Relevant Trade Qualifications
  • Experience working as a leading hand on an operational mine
  • Experience in general service, maintenance, breakdowns, component change outs and proper diagnostic experience
  • Exposure to OEM computer-based systems, CAT, Cummins, Hitachi and Liebherr
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams
  • You will also need to possess a high regard and practice of health and safety at all times
  • The ability to identify and implement cost saving initiatives that positively influence the fleet availability, reliability and compliance.
  • Have vision and commitment to influence to implement projects and changes
  • Be able to assess situations and prioritise safely and effectively

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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