Multiskilled & Digger Operators - Lake Vermont

Job Description

Build a deeper capability  

Thiess is offering permanent opportunities for Multi-skilled Operators to join our Lake Vermont Mine based in Dysart. Immediate start! 

Since 2007, our team has delivered mining excellence at Lake Vermont with uncompromising safety and environmental standards. We’re looking forward to continuing our long-term relationship with Jellinbah Group during our 5-year contract effective January 2022.

Lake Vermont Mine is based 19kms north of Dysart in the Bowen Basin. 


What’s in it for you?

  • Fortnightly pay $4,428 - $5,394 (excl. Super) skill level dependant 
  • Individual Performance/Coal Target Bonus payable up to $4000 every six months (conditions apply)
  • Retention Bonus payable up to $5000 per annum (conditions apply)
  • Permanent Thiess shirt from commencement
  • An easy 15-minute bus from camp to site! Cut down on your travel time 
  • Training and development opportunities to advance your career! 
  • A pleasing 7/7 roster 
  • 12.5hr days & nights 
  • BIBO option available from Mackay, Yeppoon & Rockhampton 
  • $5,000 refer a mate bonus! Join us and refer your friends to earn more! 
  • Salary sacrifice options – flights & novated leasing  
  • A range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products 


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  
  • 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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