Production Operators - Job Share

Newcastle, AU
Closing date
Jun 11, 2022

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Machinery Operators, Maintenance/Mechanical
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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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.

About the role

Mt Arthur South Coal Mine is located 12 km's South-west of Muswellbrook in the picturesque Hunter Valley, currently producing around 8.7 million tonnes of run of mine (ROM) coal per annum.

We are looking for experienced Production Operators who want a more flexible work life balance. Ideally, you will job share our current rotating lifestyle roster 5/4 4/5 5/5 12 hour dayshift and 10.50 hour nightshift which includes weekend work. However, if this isn't for you, in your cover letter please let us know what type of flexible working arrangement you can commit to.

Reporting to the OCE/Supervisor you will be highly motivated and work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

The role will report to the OCE/Supervisor. You will need open cut experience and refined operating skills in plant including Liebherr 988, 996 9400 and 9350 excavators, CAT 793 and 789 Trucks, D10 and D11 dozers, 16M/24M Graders and other ancillary equipment.

About you
  • Initiative and a flexible approach to work
  • Good communication skills with the willingness to be part of a high performance team
  • Commitment to the highest safety, community and environmental standards
  • Experience in operating large heavy plant in a mining environment
  • Ability to work to directions and be self motivated

What Thiess can do for you
  • Permanent full-time positions
  • Even time, lifestyle rosters
  • Production bonuses
  • Thiess' commitment to training & development
  • Salary sacrifice options - Novated leasing
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.
  • Referral bonus program - earn $5k for a successful referral

About us

We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we've operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities we live and work in.

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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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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We’re building and powering communities and enterprises. We’re making possible technologies that didn’t exist even a decade ago. We’re continually breaking new ground. That’s what our clients do every day – and that’s where Thiess’ role begins.  

We work with our clients to deliver mining excellence in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. In open-cut and underground mining, our people channel that global experience and insight to create advantages for each project. A mine plan that unlocks new reserves. A smarter fleet. A sharper operations culture. An upskilled team. A community engaged.  

While we thrive on sharing what we know, each mine faces unique challenges and opportunities. The real impact comes from understanding our clients’ needs and continually learning and improving with them. From project inception through to operations and rehabilitation, our skilled team welcomes the pursuit of the best, tailored solutions. We work with our clients to safely position their operations for optimal efficiency, productivity and cost performance.  

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