Parts Planner/Interpreter - Lake Vermont

Job Description

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. 

Thiess is the place to make things happen.


About the role

As our next Parts Planner/Interpreter reporting to the Workshop Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results within a high-performance team.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Completing job planning sheets as defects arise
  • Sourcing the required parts required to repair defects
  • Follow up on critical orders for equipment spares
  • Arrange for special transportation to expedite parts to site
  • Source and utilize technical information, technical bulletins, OEM procedures and data from various sources
  • Assist Execution Team with completing Work Orders
  • Maintenance planning assistance and leave coverage
  • Network with internal and external stakeholders to ensure critical parts procurement in a timely manner
  • Maintain high standard of safety and housekeeping at all times


  • Thiess paid flights from Brisbane
  • 7/7 roster, 12.5hr day shift only
  • Living out of Camp allowance for local Dysart residents (conditions apply)
  • BIBO from Mackay, Rockhampton and Yeppoon
  • Salary sacrifice and novated lease options available
  • Private health cover discounts and benefits
  • A suite of employee benefits with leading companies


  • Trade Background preferable
  • Operational mine site experience
  • Experience in general service, maintenance, breakdowns and component change outs
  • JDE experience preferable
  • Current Drivers Licence and Standard 11 Statement of Attainment
  • Knowledge and commitment to Safety Health and Management Systems

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.