Multiskilled Auto Electrician Diesel Fitter Curragh North Mine QLD

Thiess Services currently seeking Multi-skilled Auto Electrician and Diesel Fitter Curragh North Mine QLD

Thiess Services


Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. They offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Their life-of-mine insight, tailored approach and commitment to excellence keep at the leading edge, optimizing the mining value chain for each client.

Multiskilled Auto Electrician Diesel Fitter Curragh North Mine QLD

They continue to drive innovation, through long-term relationships, so there clients are best positioned in a competitive global market. There people are central to success and are empowered to contribute their skills, knowledge and experience to continually exceed industry benchmarks. The culture is built on Principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by a commitment to safety in everything they do.

Multiskilled Auto Electrician Diesel Fitter Curragh North Mine QLD

Thiess has a diverse workforce enriched by an inclusive work environment, accessible to all. As part of there commitment to increasing equal employment opportunities, within their business, they strongly encourage applications from Women and Indigenous candidates.

Multiskilled Auto Electrician Diesel Fitter Curragh North Mine QLD

Working with experienced colleagues at various Thiess projects, four-year structured Apprenticeship Program will offer you the chance to participate in training towards a nationally recognized trade qualification.

You will need to be self-motivated, conscientious and committed to developing a career for yourself in the resources industry. A mature attitude is essential and you must be willing to learn new skills and accept direction.

Thiess Apprentices have all of their college fees and associated costs covered by Thiess and are supplied with full PPE and a uniform.

Please note, at this time, they are only looking for candidates who are not already completing an apprenticeship.

To be eligible to apply:

  • You need to have completed year 12 as of 1st August 2018, with passes in English and Mathematics (this is not a requirement for mature age (over 21) applicants)
  • You have a current driver’s license (a provisional license is accepted)
  • QLD applicants – Be able to relocate to the mine site area if not currently living locally (or self funded FIFO)
  • WA applicants – Fly in Fly out from Perth
  • Be willing to relocate to another Thiess site if requirements at current site change. Please note, this move may be interstate.

Shortlisted applicants will progress through a structured recruitment process which can involve (but not limited to) participation in an assessment center, formal interview, medical examination including drug and alcohol testing and reference checking.

Please note, if successful you will be required to complete 16 weeks full time training in Brisbane prior to starting on the project you are recruited for. Accommodation in the Brisbane area for the duration of the course will be at your own cost.

The Thiess Apprenticeship Program will start in August 2018.

The apprenticeships are on offer over a variety of projects across the country. Please note that this is an indicative list only, positions and locations available are subject to change.


  • Curragh North Mine (Blackwater)
  • Lake Vermont (Dysart)
  • Dawson
  • Caval Ridge (Moranbah)
  • Peak Downs (Moranbah)


  • Auto Electrician
  • High Voltage Electrician
  • Diesel Fitter


  • Solomon
  • Christmas Creek
  • Leinster/ Rocky’s Reward


  • Diesel Fitter
  • Auto Electrician

They are committed to developing a diverse workforce that represents the communities in which they operate. Mature aged (over 21), Women and Indigenous candidates are encouraged to apply.

If achieving success and progressing your career is your passion, then consider joining an organization that’s as excited about the important things as you are.

How to apply

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*

Apply for Multi-skilled Auto Electrician and Diesel Fitter Curragh North Mine QLD

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.

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