Diesel Fitter - Lake Vermont

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Permanent Full Time
Australia - Moranbah
Mining Maintenance, Trade - Heavy Diesel Fitter
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Why work for Thiess Lake Vermont?

  • Up to $5,000 per year in retention attendance bonuses (conditions apply)
  • Up to $4,000 per 6 months in Individual Target/Production Coal KPIs (conditions apply)
  • Referral bonus program – earn $5k for a successful referral
  • BIBO from Mackay, Yeppoon and Rockhampton


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

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

The Lake Vermont Coal Project is situated in Dysart, North Queensland.

  • Work safely and comply with the Site Safety Health and Management System.
  • Be highly motivated and committed to deliver quality results.
  • Perform servicing, repairs and maintenance of the fleet in the workshop and in the field.
  • Maintain fleets of Cat D10T/D10T2/D11T/D11 Dozers, Cat 18/24M/24 Graders, Cat 992K Loaders, Cat 789C/789D/793F, Komatsu 930E-5 and Liebherr T282C Dump Trucks.
  • Follow work instructions and complete all paperwork to a high standard.
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are always maintained ensuring a safe work environment.
  • Have a good work ethic and commitment to continuous improvement, be able to work as an individual within the maintenance team.
  • Commitment to Risk Management and Safe Work.

 Roster & Conditions

  • 7 on 7 off rotating shift roster
  • 12.5-hour day & night shift
  • A bus will be provided from Mackay, Rockhampton & Yeppoon


Our requirements

To be successful in this role you are required to have:

  • Trade Certificate in Diesel Fitting or relevant equivalent
  • Post-trade experience working in the Mining or Heavy Earth Moving industry
  • Experience in General Maintenance, Breakdowns, Component Change Outs and Servicing of Heavy Earth Moving Equipment
  • Demonstrated experience Cat, Komatsu and/or Liebherr HME


What Thiess can do for you

  • Permanent full-time positions
  • Even time roster
  • Full camp facilities provided
  • Living out of camp allowance, if applicable
  • Thiess’ commitment to training & developing
  • Salary sacrifice options – Flights & novated leasing
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products
  • Referral bonus program – earn $5k for a successful referral


About us

At Thiess, we partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia and the Americas. For more than 85 years, we have operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses global insight to optimise solutions and create value for each project, positioning them for optimal efficiency, productivity and cost performance, backed by how we meet our commitments. Thiess is committed to being at the forefront of sustainable mining, leveraging the power of our people and technology to support clients in their journey to more sustainable enterprises.

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.

Visit our website to learn more – http://www.thiess.com

Should you require assistance applying for this opportunity, please contact us @ hiring@thiess.com


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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