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Field Service Fitter



Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. They offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Mongolia, Africa and Chile.

  • Field Service Plant Mechanic
  • Dayshift Monday to Friday
  • $50+ per hour
  • Company Vehicle Supplied

Thiess invites applicants to apply for the position of Field Service Plant Mechanic, NSW. The roster and hours of work performed are predominately Monday to Friday day shift based on a 10.5-hour day with overtime available, some shift work and weekend work could be required from time to time based on the needs of the various NSW mine sites that they service.

In return, they will offer great opportunities for you to take your career to the next level.

As part of the specialist maintenance team some of your duties will include:

  • Performing the servicing, repair and maintenance of large-scale mobile mining equipment as directed in accordance with Thiess servicing, lubrication and maintenance systems
  • Completing general maintenance, breakdowns, services and component change outs
  • Ensuring good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times
  • Conducting required inspections to ensure maximum equipment utilisation is maintained
  • Mobilisation of fleets into our projects

What skills and experience do you need?

  • This position will ideally suit someone who has experience maintaining the following machinery: 
    • CAT 793D Dump Trucks
    • CAT 994 & WA1200 Loaders
    • Liebherr 994, 996, 9250, 9400,9800
    • CAT D10T ,D11T Dozer
    • Wide range of Ancillary Fleet including Cummins Diesel Engines
  • Trade Certificate as a Plant Mechanic or equivalent
  • Post-trade experience working in the mining and heavy earth moving industry
  • Experience in general maintenance, breakdowns, component change outs and servicing of heavy earth moving equipment

How to apply.

This role will provide you with the scope to make the next step in your career.  With their culture of recognition, leadership development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to apply.

“We are committed to developing a diverse workforce that represents the communities in which we operate.”


Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service is seeking leader to join Advisory Committee



The Westpac Rescue Helicopter is calling for Expressions of Interest from local business and community leaders to join our Hunter Advisory Committee. The Committee represents the region comprising Newcastle and the Hunter, Central Coast, Central West and Mid North Coast. Its purpose is to advise and assist the Board and Senior Management Team on matters relevant to the local region while providing governance and oversight on decision making.

The Committee currently has 7 members, including its Chair. Nominations are open for one new member and this appointment will be through a merit based process that considers skills, experience and qualifications. 

Expressions of interest close on Friday 16 October

Position advert and Position Description:

This is an unpaid voluntary position and the Service would like to thank our Community for your continued support as we operate 24-7 for all people in our community.

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Plant Mechanics & Component Rebuild Fitters



Working with The Bloomfield Group

The Bloomfield Group is a proud and successful Australian mining and engineering group. Australian owned and operated, they have been part of the community for more than 80 years and now employ more than 600 local people.

The Bloomfield Group operates two open-cut coal mines in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. These operations are the Rix’s Creek Mine northwest of Singleton, and the Bloomfield Mine east of Maitland. Coal from the Rix’s Creek Mine and Bloomfield Mine is railed to the Port of Newcastle, and loaded onto ships using Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS). Bloomfield is a founding member and shareholder of PWCS. Kings Engineering – a leading NSW Engineering business – is also operated by the group.

About the role 

An exciting opportunity for experienced Plant Mechanics and Component Rebuild Fitters to join Kings Engineering. The successful person will be responsible for supporting the achievement of safety and production targets by providing a high quality and timely maintenance service to a wide spectrum of engineering services including Mining, Transport, Construction, Rail and Manufacturing industries. The role may involve the operation, maintenance or repair of underground and surface mining equipment, washing plants and fixed equipment and assets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide safe, effective and efficient mechanical maintenance services to customers
  • Ensure reasonable targets are met with safety as the priority
  • Provide maintenance and breakdown support on mobile and fixed plant
  • Perform quality inspections of machinery and document as per legislative and operational requirements
  • Rebuild components on underground and open cut mobile equipment
  • Demonstrate excellent housekeeping and equipment care

Essential Criteria:

  • Demonstrated commitment to safe work practices relevant to the engineering industry and a commitment to zero harm
  • Automotive or Engineering Trade Certificate with experience on heavy earthmoving equipment, ideally 3 years plus post trade. Caterpillar experience would be highly regarded.
  • Competent computer skills & knowledge of Caterpillar SIS
  • Good written and oral communication with the ability to liaise with all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to effectively communicate within and between work teams, demonstrating positive interpersonal skills
  • Current valid NSW Driver’s Licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • Rebuild experience on one or more of the following: Transmissions, torque convertors, diff and final drives
  • Component rebuild experience on Caterpillar equipment would be highly regarded
  • High Risk WorkCover tickets such as C6 Crane (60T), Dogging, Basic Rigging, Forklift, Elevated Work Platform and Working at Heights training
  • Engine rebuild experience would be highly regarded

Investing in our people and our community 

At The Bloomfield Group, they invest in their people and invest in the community. They offer a highly competitive salary plus super and incentive scheme, discounted gym memberships and a range of other benefits including family friendly rosters and site locations.

They also provide significant investment in our community through the Bloomfield Group Foundation. The Foundation has been supporting our local community since 2006, providing support for young and vulnerable people, funding for medical and health related research and other programs that enrich Hunter Valley communities.

To Apply

Bloomfield Values:

  • We respect and care about the safety and wellbeing of our people, our local community and the environment.
  • We work together with integrity to deliver safety, operational best practice, customer satisfaction and compliance.

This position requires an individual aligned to the values of Bloomfield.

To express your interest please select ‘apply now’ and attach your covering letter and resume. Please ensure that your cover letter addresses the essential criteria and your experience relevant to the role.In providing your CV to Bloomfield you acknowledge acceptance to be included in its recruitment processes as defined by the business and available

Note: If you experience issues attaching the required documents and applying through SEEK, please email your application directly to [email protected]

Applications close: Sunday 27th October 2019

To find out more about Kings Engineering please visit

To find out more about the Bloomfield Group please visit Mechanics & Component Rebuild Fitters

The Bloomfield Group is committed to equal employment opportunity and diversity, priding itself on an inclusive workplace.  All applicants must be able to evidence their Right To Work in Australia.

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Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics



Mader are looking for experienced mining Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics to work 5:2, lifestyle and 7:7 rosters throughout NSW.

Must Have : 

  • Australian recognised trade qualification
  • Valid C class drivers license
  • Australian working rights
  • Ability to pass a DAS and medical

Will Receive :

  • Up to $70 per hour + super
  • New Field Service Vehicle
  • Interstate and International career opportunities
  • Job flexibility
  • Tailored employment packages to suit you

Call 0429 948 314 for a confidential discussion today.

Please APPLY NOW with an up to date resume.

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