Operator / Leading Hand

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Job Type
Permanent Full-time
Aus - QLD Bowen Basin
Supervisory / Management, Thiess, Operator - All Round / Multi Skilled
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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

As our next Operator / Leading Hand reporting to the Mining Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality production solutions and results within the mine site. The role requires you to effectively manage the mining operational personnel and ensure the timely execution of the mine plan in a safe and efficient manner.

Peak Downs Mine is located 6km south-east of Moranbah in the Bowen Basin.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the Production Supervisor with leading a mining crew to safely and efficiently deliver production results
  • Carry out effective inspection and reporting processes in accordance with relevant site policies and procedures
  • Co-ordination of dispatch personnel, production operators and equipment to deliver the production schedule
  • Conduct mining practices to reduce costs and improve efficiency.
  • Actively seek continuous improvement.

Roster & Conditions

  • 7 on 7 off rotating shift roster, 12.5 hour shift length
  • Permanent position
  • Camp accommodation provided in Moranbah
  • Bus transportation is provided to and from camp to site
  • Salary sacrifice flights available

About you

To be considered for this role you are required to have:

  • Previous experience as Crew Leading Hand in an open-cut coal mining environment is essential
  • Previous experience acting as a Step-Up Crew Production Supervisor in an open-cut coal mining environment is highly regarded
  • A solid understanding of the processes involved with open cut coal mining.
  • Good organisational, communication and presentation skills coupled with approachable and motivational qualities.
  • Proven leadership experience and people management skills is essential
  • Qualifications that support your experience and success within the coal mining industry.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Standard 11, S123 and G2

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. 

Visit our website to learn more – http://www.thiess.com

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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