Tyre Fitters - Caval Ridge Mine

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.  

Caval Ridge Mine is based 6kms south of Moranbah in the Bowen Basin.


Thiess are seeking multiple experienced Tyre Fitters for a permanent employment opportunity working on our Caval Ridge coal mining project.  Reporting into the Maintenance Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results. Like all of us at Thiess, you’re a passionate and energetic person, that appreciates responsibility, recognition and reward.


In this role, you will:

  • Remove and fit rims and wheel assemblies on heavy earthmoving mining equipment as required
  • Remove, repair and refit tyres and wheel assemblies on heavy earthmoving mining equipment as required
  • Perform regular tyre inflation pressure checks, adjust and report to supervisor
  • Carry out regular haul road inspection
  • Source technical information from available reference manuals, technical bulletins, and computer-based systems
  • Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of equipment non-conformance, identify and record any equipment quality problems, initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels
  • Be able to work in accordance with the site's procedures.


  • Fully funded flights
  • Permanent role direct with Thiess
  • Thiess’ commitment to ongoing training & development
  • 7/7 D/N Rotating roster
  • Permanent full-time positions 
  • Salary sacrifice options – Flights & novated leasing  
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products


To be considered for these opportunities you are required to have:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working as a tyre fitter in open cut mining in the maintenance of a heavy earthmoving tyre fleet essential 
  • Hold current AUR21920 Cert II in Automotive Tyre Servicing or AURKTJ011 & AURKTJ012
  • Standard 11
  • Previous open cut mining experience in the maintenance of a heavy earthmoving tyre fleet essential 
  • HR drivers licence (desirable)  
  • Proven compliance and commitment to health and safety always 

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. 

Learn more http://thiess.com/makeyourmark [link removed] 

Should you require assistance applying for this opportunity, please contact us at hiring@thiess.com



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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