CHPP Electricians - Lake Vermont

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Australia - Blackwater, QLD, Australia - Dysart, QLD, Australia - Moranbah, Australia - Moranbah, QLD
Mining Maintenance, Mining Operations, Trade - Tyre fitter, Trade - Heavy Diesel Fitter, Trade - Automotive Electrician, Trade - Boilermaker / Fabricator
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Make your mark with Thiess 

Everyday, all around the world, Thiess supports and celebrates our people. We recognise talent and reward transparency. We champion diversity and embrace change. 

Join us. Hone your skills and develop new ones. Take on big challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration and empowerment. 

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About the role

Thiess is seeking CHPP Trades Personnel at our Lake Vermont Mine near Dysart.

We are currently seeking:

  • Electrical CHPP Operator Maintainers – day shift and night shift
  • CHPP Maintenance Electricians – day shift only

Reporting to the CHPP Maintenance Supervisor or CHPP Superintendent, this role will see you maintaining all areas of the Coal Handling Preparation Plant in line with the production and maintenance schedules. 

This role is a permanent position that will see you working 12.25-hour 7 days 7 days off (Wednesday-Tuesday). Full camp facilities are available and bus transportation is provided from Mackay or Rockhampton to the Dysart Camp.


  • Trade Certificate in Electrical, Engineering Fabrication or equivalent 
  • Current QLD Electrical Licence Low Voltage Rescue – for Electricians
  • Previous or current experience working within the fixed plant environment
  • Current EEHA and HV competencies will be highly regarded
  • Current Standard 11 Statement of Attainment
  • High commitment to a positive safety culture


  • Annual salary $133,837 - $144,116 (excl. Super) skill level dependant
  • 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)
  • Tool allowances
  • FIFO from Brisbane, BIBO from Mackay, Yeppoon and Rockhampton
  • 7/7 roster
  • Salary sacrifice options – Flights & novated leasing
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products

About us

Thiess works with clients in Australia, Asia and the Americas in the dynamic field of open-cut and underground mining.

The pioneering spirit of our founders – the legendary Thiess brothers – is our legacy, and inspires our vision to harness the power of people and technology to drive sustainable change.

At Thiess, you will have the opportunity to play a part in the global energy transition. We are growing our commodities portfolio to include metals and minerals critical to the energy transition, and developing services to enable sustainable mining.

We’re creating a culture of curiosity, knowledge-sharing, and continuous learning – supporting our people to contribute to Thiess’ success and continued growth in sustainable mining.

We’ll support you to hone your skills and develop new ones, take on challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration and empowerment. We offer our people ongoing technical training and development opportunities so they can reach their full potential. We also invest in the workforce of the future, with a range of programs for people starting their careers.

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 enable 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.

Thiess follows a Pre-Employment Process for all successful applicants, which includes two employment references, a National Police Check and a medical assessment. These checks are essential to your application, and your recruiter will support you through the process.

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