Excavator Operators (Peak Downs)

Job Description

Build a deeper capability  

Thiess is offering permanent opportunities for Experienced Excavator Operators to join our Peak Downs Mine based in Moranbah.

Our team delivers mining excellence at Peak Downs with uncompromising safety and environmental standards. We’re looking forward to continuing our long-term relationship with BMA during our new 5-year contract effective 2022. 

Peak Downs Mine is based near the Town of Moranbah in the Bowen Basin.


What’s in it for you?

  • $62.38/hr hourly rate + $4.79 per hour allowance - Industry leading rates!
  • Access to fully funded chartered flights from Brisbane
  • BIBO options available from Mackay & Townsville 
  • Enjoyable lifestyle with access to local cafes, restaurants, gyms and other facilities within Moranbah
  • Even time roster of 7/7 and 12.5hr days/nights on offer to provide a balanced lifestyle
  • A range of corporate discounts including health insurance, travel and retail products
  • $5,000 refer a mate bonus for successful referrals
  • Opportunities to advance your career


About you

  • A proactive attitude with the desire to work reliably as part of a world-class team to deliver excellence for our clients
  • A genuine interest in building a career with Thiess
  • Prior experience operating production mining equipment on a mine site
  • Verified machinery skills list (training transcripts), signed by SSE - must include Excavator 
  • Current Standard 11 
  • Current drivers licence
  • Relevant coal mining certifications
  • A commitment to a positive safety culture
  • Alignment to our principles: Integrity, Accountability, Innovation & Delivery


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.

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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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