Location: Qld Posted Date: April 16, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 988943 Careermine Job Id: 1763456
Our people are central to our success.

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 of industry leaders - because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.

About us

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world's largest mining services provider. We 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, we optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.

The Lake Vermont Coal Project is situated in Dysart, North Queensland.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Dispatcher to report to the Mining Supervisors who will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

This role is a permanent position that will see you working 12.5 hour rotating day and night shifts on a 7/7 Roster (Wednesday - Tuesday); full camp facilities are available and bus transportation is provided from Mackay or Rockhampton to the Lake Vermont Village.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:
  • Real time dispatching of mining equipment and personnel to ensure efficient use of resources
  • Ensuring the Fleet Management System (OCDC) is used to its full capacity
  • Prioritising between conflicting demands
  • Meeting and exceeding production and delivery targets
  • Liaising with mining and maintenance personnel and other stakeholders

About you

To be considered for this opportunity you are required to have:
  • Experience controlling large fleets in a mining dispatch control role
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Able to follow procedures and protocols whilst seeking improvement opportunities
  • Excellent communication and computer skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Roster & Conditions
  • Current "C" class driver's licence.
  • 7 on 7 off rotating shift roster.
  • 12.5 hour day and night shifts.
  • Permanent position.
  • A bus is provided from Mackay or Rockhampton to site.
  • No FIFO provided for this position, however ability to salary sacrifice flights.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make 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.

To apply for this role please follow the below link. Applications close on Sunday 28 April 2019.