Multiskilled Operators - Olive Downs Complex

Job Description

Grow your career with Thiess

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.

At Thiess, our vision is to harness the power of our people and technology to pioneer sustainable resources solutions. As our industry evolves, we want to lead change, rather than simply keep pace with it. We’re deploying new technology and equipment at select operations through a series of strategic, collaborative, and phased projects.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Multiskilled Operators to join the Pembroke Resource’s new autonomous project in the Bowen Basin - the Olive Downs Complex.

Pembroke Resource’s Olive Downs Complex is a greenfield project located 40 kilometres South-East of Moranbah and is due to commence mining operations mid-2023. Thiess has recently been awarded a five-year contract to deliver full-service mining operations, including mine planning overburden removal, drill and blast, load and haul, water management and rehabilitation as well as the construction of the mine infrastructure.

About The Role

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a new workforce that is focused on developing a strong performance culture and a culture that values everyone’s contribution equally. As an Multiskilled Operator, you will be required to operate plant safely and efficiently in order to meet operational production targets.

About you

As a successful applicant, you’ll be a high-achieving safety-focused individual who enjoys delivering results in a dynamic environment. Your attention to detail coupled with your commitment to delivering high quality work will also ensure your success in this role. To be successful in the role, you will also be required to have:

  • Current experience operating Dozer, Grader, Loader or Excavators in a Mining environment (Ideally Lieb R9800/R9600/R9400 excavators, Cat haul trucks 793/794, D11/D10 dozers)
  • Dozer, Grader, Loader & Excavator RII’s
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Current Standard 11
  • Preferred experience with Cat MineStar technologies including Command for Haulage, Fleet and/or Terrain

What Thiess can do for you

  • Even time (7/7) roster 
  • 12.0hr Days & Nights
  • BIBO from Mackay, Townsville & Moranbah
  • Permanent full-time positions
  • Thiess’ commitment to ongoing training & development as part of delivering a modern autonomous mine
  • $5,000 refer a mate bonus * (T&C’s apply) 
  • Health & well-being rewards program through AIA Vitality
  • Salary sacrifice options – flights and novated leasing
  • Individual flexibility arrangements on offer - (Live Local or DIDO)
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.

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 selves to work because they feel safe, included and empowered. Visit our website to learn more – [link removed]

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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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The Strong & Sustainable Resource Communities Act 2017 principles apply to this position.