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Permanent Full-time
Aus - WA Regional
Production / Operations, Thiess
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Build a deeper capability

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

As our next Shotfirer reporting to the Drill & Blast Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

Based at our Rocky’s Reward open-cut mine site project, WA. You will thrive on meeting all goals and challenges, and act with fairness and integrity in all that you do. The successful applicant will join a passionate and energetic team where they will be responsible for providing technical knowledge, support and assistance to Thiess’ Drill & Blast operations.  

In this role, you will:

  • Ensuring compliance with safety standards and practices and conduct safety reviews
  • Effectively managing all blast and load activities
  • Manage and control explosives in compliance with safety standards and practices
  • Keep accurate records of activities in prescribed manner
  • Setting and maintaining high housekeeping standards
  • Carrying out pre-start checks

About you

  • 1-2 years’ experience as a shotfirer in open-cut production mining (hard rock preferred)
  • WA Shotfirers licence
  • WA Dangerous Goods Security Licence
  • Current MR Driver’s Licence (minimum requirement)
  • Working at Heights Ticket
  • Proven compliance and commitment to health and safety at all times
  • Demonstrated loader experience, a Telehandler ticket and/or Senior first aid would be advantageous

About the benefits

  • Accommodation is provided in the Leinster Village and township. With recent investment in the town and the mine site, there are great facilities available to make you feel comfortable
  • Leinster has a swimming pool, fitness centre, squash, basketball and tennis courts, a grassed oval, an indoor sporting stadium and a 6 hole golf course
  • There is also a medical centre, plus an IGA supermarket which also has access to an ATM facility
  • There is no ‘Wet Mess’ as this function is provided at the Tavern which also offers meals and a bottle shop
  • Leinster is only a 1 hour and 20 minute flight from Perth with a short drive from camp to site, meaning you spend less time travelling to and from work
  • Full time direct employment, a competitive salary and the opportunity to be a part of the world's largest Mining Services Provider: Thiess Mining & Metals

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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