Supervisor, Mining

Job Description

Make your mark with Thiess  

Every day, all around the world, Thiess supports and celebrates our people. We recognise talent and reward transparency. We champion diversity and embrace change.  

Join us. Hone your skills and develop new ones. take on big challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration, and empowerment.  

Thiess is the place to make things happen.  

About the role 

We currently have an opportunity available for an enthusiastic Mining Supervisor at our Lake Vermont project, located 19kms North of Dysart in Central QLD.

As our next Mining Supervisor, you will have the opportunity to be a part of an already established workforce that is focused on developing a strong performance culture and a culture that values everyone’s contribution equally. You will thrive on meeting all goals and challenges, and act with fairness and integrity in all that you do. 

Working a 7/7 Day/Night shift rotating roster and reporting to the Mining Superintendent, your duties will include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders not limited to but including Technical Services and Maintenance teams
  • Manage, report, and investigate all incidents within the mining operation and apply corrective actions at the level of responsibility
  • Complete safety observations and critical control audits within own work area against current work procedures
  • In conjunction with the Coal Mining Supervisor coordinate work priorities with dispatch and mining coordinators for daily operator allocations
  • Execution of weekly plan and be able to highlight any shortfalls within the plan that have the potential to disrupt operations
  • Attend the daily production meeting and be able to provide an accurate summary of the previous 24 hrs of production
  • Add value and support our "Speak Up" culture, encouraging employees to live out and align with expected behaviours 
  • Support and development of operators ensuring competencies are kept up to date and individuals are fully aware of their responsibilities within the workplace

About you

You are a high-achieving Mining Supervisor with previous experience in a similar role. You are committed to driving a high-performing and inclusive team.

  • Proven leadership and people management skills within an adaptive team
  • Excellent organisational, communication, and presentation skills coupled with approachable and motivational qualities
  • Prioritising and problem-solving are second nature
  • A solid understanding of the processes involved with open-cut coal mining
  • Autonomous haulage and Minestar experience highly regarded

What Thiess can do for you

  • Help to build on your career, offering diverse opportunities to expand your skill set
  • Permanent Full Time – 7/7 lifestyle roster
  • Individual flexibility arrangements on offer - (Live Local, DIDO or FIFO)
  • FIFO from Brisbane - Thiess paid flights
  • Local Living Allowance available if applicable
  • Thiess’s commitment to ongoing training & development as part of delivering a modern autonomous mine
  • Health & well-being rewards program through AIA Vitality
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.

About Us

Thiess works with clients in Australia, Asia and the Americas in the dynamic field of open-cut and underground mining.

The pioneering spirit of our founders – the legendary Thiess brothers – is our legacy, and inspires our vision to harness the power of people and technology to drive sustainable change.

At Thiess, you will have the opportunity to play a part in the global energy transition. We are growing our commodities portfolio to include metals and minerals critical to the energy transition, and developing services to enable sustainable mining.

We’re creating a culture of curiosity, knowledge-sharing, and continuous learning – supporting our people to contribute to Thiess’ success and continued growth in sustainable mining.

We’ll support you to hone your skills and develop new ones, take on challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration and empowerment. We offer our people ongoing technical training and development opportunities so they can reach their full potential. We also invest in the workforce of the future, with a range of programs for people starting their careers.

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 enable our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered.

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Thiess follows a Pre-Employment Process for all successful applicants, which includes two employment references, a National Police Check and a medical assessment. These checks are essential to your application, and your recruiter will support you through the process.

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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