Heavy Diesel Fitters Trades & Maintenance
Expand your maintenance technical skills and become a leader in mechanical innovation.
Heavy Diesel Fitters Trades Maintenance Supervisor WA
Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. They offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia and globally.
Thiess are taking expressions of interest for HD Fitters. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results. The jobs for experienced trades persons will see new employees joining their workshop, field and Ancillary teams a the mine in WA.
Location: Solomon Project, Pilbara, Western Australia
About the Role
Thiess is offering a unique opportunity for experienced HD Fitters to join there team at the exciting and innovative Solomon Project (Fortescue Metals) located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
They are responsible for the maintenance of the largest autonomous (self-driven) CAT Dump Truck Haulage Fleet in the World and are transitioning Drill Fleet to autonomy as well.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a first class start of the art technologically advanced team within Mobile Maintenance.
The successful applicant will join a passionate and energetic team where they will be responsible for providing technical knowledge, support and assistance to Thiess’ maintenance operations. The role will also provide an opportunity to expand your maintenance technical skills and become a leader in mechanical innovation.
- Cert III in Heavy Diesel Fitting or equivalent
- HR Drivers License preferable
- Post-trade experience working in the Mining or Heavy Earth Moving industry
- Experience in General Maintenance, Breakdowns, Component Change Outs and Servicing of Heavy Earth Moving Equipment
- Experience with the maintenance, service and repair of CAT 793 haul trucks a must
Permanent, full-time opportunity on a 14/7 FIFO roster from Perth
How to Apply
This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the below link. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and women are encouraged to apply.Apply for Heavy Diesel Fitters Trades Maintenance Supervisor WA
Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.
The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
Caterpillar Haul truck 793
The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.
The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™
Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.
Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)
Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.
RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.