Fuel and Lube Technician (site)

Arizona, North America
Closing date
Jul 17, 2022

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Construction, Machinery Operators, Technicians
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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About Thiess

Thiess is a global company, partnering with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa, and now the Americas.

For more than 85-years, we've operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments, and cultures. We use that insight to optimise mining solutions for each project, backed by our commitments to our people, clients and communities where we live and work.

Today we employ almost 12,000 people across 26 projects. Our workforce has the skills, experience, and resourcefulness to realize opportunities, respond to project challenges and add value to clients' needs. Through our safety culture, repeatable processes, technology integration and more, our purpose is to create lasting value.

The USA is an important part of our future. We're pleased to be bringing our unique approach to the contract mining industry to the USA and North America. We are miners and only miners.

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.

If you're interested in joining a learning organization with a focus on innovation and technology that create value for the mining industry, deliver excellence, and take pride in sustainable resource recovery, join our team!

Check out our current openings - http://www.thiess.com

Learn about our history: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1JKActFiWQ

Thiess is seeking a Fuel and Lube Technician (site) to support our mining team on our Project site near Denver, Colorado. The Fuel and Lube Technician will be responsible for safely fueling and greasing Mining shovels, loaders, dozers, graders, haul truck and water truck.

About the Role

Your main responsibilities as Fuel and Lube Technician (site) are:
  • To be responsible for safely fueling and greasing Mining shovels, loaders, dozers, graders, haul truck and water truck.
  • Grease and maintain heavy earthmoving equipment.
  • Refuel Heavy Equipment.
  • Clean and replace parts as necessary.
  • Follow lubrication and fuel schedule.
  • Maintain knowledge of environmental and safety regulations with regard to handling and disposal of fuel/oil as well as mechanical equipment.

About You
  • Experience servicing heavy earthmoving mining / construction equipment including, excavator, loader, haul truck, grader, water truck and small equipment.
  • Ability to perform preventative maintenance (oil changes, etc.).
  • Technical expertise: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Communications skills; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and seeks confirmation of understanding; effectively responds well to questions.
  • Authorization to work lawfully in USA without sponsorship from Thiess is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results within a team environment with minimal supervision at times.
  • Demonstrated high level of analytical ability and ability to problem solve.
  • High level of attention to detail and excellent follow-up skills.
  • The ability to work in a team environment.
  • Mining or heavy industrial construction experience considered an asset.
  • Ability and willingness to work different schedule on site based on project needs.
  • 5 or more years of experience in mining, or related industry.
  • Post-high school training in a related area.

What we offer
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority. Our safety-first culture guides our overarching objective - to keep everyone safe every day.
  • A permanent position working directly for Thiess.
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with project premiums and bonuses.
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including private health insurance with 100% premium coverage for the employees and competitively subsidized private health insurance for immediate family.
  • 401K retirement savings benefit with employer matching contributions.
  • Career development and opportunities locally, domestic withing the US, and potentially globally.
  • Leave for all of life's reasons.
  • Preference for a candidate who lives near Denver, Colorado (not mandatory). Possible domestic relocation assistance or Fly in / Fly Out (FIFO).
  • Work schedule: 7 on / 7 off, rotating 12-hour shifts (days and nights).
  • Base pay (includes premium) $32.00 - $34.00 / hour USD.

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.

Legal Disclaimer

If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Thiess is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.

At Thiess we have a One HSE culture and want to ensure everyone is safe everyday: employees, families and society. We ​are committed to our employees' health and wellness including the prevention of illness. Although optional, we have a preference that all Thiess employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 and other serious illnesses.


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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