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Trainer & Assessor/Operator - Peak Downs

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - QLD Bowen Basin
Production / Operations
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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 Trainer Assessor reporting to the Training Coordinator you will work collaboratively towards achieving and maintaining statutory and organisational compliance as well as delivering high-quality solutions and results to achieve project performance targets.

The role is primarily responsible for delivering operational training in simulated and physical environments in accordance with the site training plan to ensure that all persons working on-site are authorised, appointed and competent, in order to achieve compliance.

Key accountabilities;

  • Conduct area familiarisations and ensure all new employees and contractors are site inducted and have completed site familiarisations.
  • Ensure that only qualified personnel perform tasks requiring authorisation and that equipment is used in accordance with its design parameters and correct operating techniques.
  • Collate and file all necessary training records in accordance with Thiess standards as well as statutory and contractual requirements to ensure the site is not in breach of legislation.
  • Conduct all training in accordance with the site training plan, legislative requirements, AM Standards and training needs analysis as directed by the Training Coordinator
  • Adapt training styles to changing operational situations while maintaining consistent work methods across the site.
  • Initiate full training, training supervision, Recognised Prior Learning’s (RPL) and site licenses as directed.
  • Collect all relevant documentation including generic inductions, RPL and training evidence for site records from new starters and contractors.


7 days on, 7 days off roster. Day shift only

About you

To be considered for this role you are required to have;

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Experience as a Trainer Assessor in a mining or other heavy industry environment
  • Experience operating trucks, dozers, graders and excavators on a mine site
  • Knowledge of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 (Qld) including all relevant regulations, guidelines and Australian standards
  • Knowledge of Nationally Recognised Core Competency packages
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Solid computer and systems capabilities

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.

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