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Hitachi EX-5500, EX-996, EX-5600 & EX-3600 Excavators

Thiess are have several positions available for experienced and competent Excavator Mining Operators searching for permanent employment opportunities.

  1. In this role, your responsibilities will include operation of heavy mobile plant equipment and complying with site policies and procedures to ensure effective use of equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  2. You must be a self-starter, be able to demonstrate good time management skills and be willing to take ownership/ responsibility of your work areas, the allocated task and jobs assigned to you.

Roster & Conditions:

  • Permanent position
  • Working 12 hour day and night shifts with option of 12.5hrs
  • Roster is 7 days on, 7 days off rotating shifts
  • Full camp facilities are available
  • Bus transportation is provided to and from camp and site
  • There is also regular opportunities to work overtime shifts
  • No FIFO provided for this position

About You: 

They are ideally seeking candidates who have demonstrated and credible experience operating Hitachi EX-5500, EX-996, EX-5600 & EX-3600 Excavators. Additional skills and experience Operating within the mining industry will make your resume very desirable.

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

  • A commitment to a positive safety culture
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Relevant coal mining certifications (e.g. Standard 11 Induction Training)
  • A commitment to a positive safety culture
  • Be committed to our principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation & Delivery

About the Company:

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. They offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, they optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.


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