Mining Superintendent

Location: Regional QLD
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 981252

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

And we're not done. We continue to drive innovation, through long-term relationships, so our clients are best positioned in a competitive global market. Our people are central to our success and are empowered to contribute their skills, knowledge and experience to continually exceed industry benchmarks. Our culture is built on our Principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by a commitment to safety in everything we do.  

As our next Mining Superintendent reporting to the Mining Manager you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.


Peak Downs is located 6km south-east of Moranbah in the Bowen Basin.


You will lead the mining production team to achieve outstanding results in safety, productivity, innovation, quality and cost management. You will also be responsible for delivering individual and team production targets through a cooperative approach with the workforce. A key part of your role includes accountability for coaching and mentoring the Mining Supervisors for continuous improvement and personal development. You will ensure that we are a plan driven organisation and that will foster a strong relationship with the technical services team to achieve the required outputs.

Your previous experience as a Mining Superintendent in an open cut coal operation will be complemented by your planning, organisational and analytical abilities, people management and staff development skills. Advanced leadership skills are essential for this position, as are strong computer skills, financial acumen and contractual awareness. If you enjoy thinking outside the box to achieve excellent results this position is for you.

Minimum Requirements

  • Open-cut coal mining experience
  • Substantial operating experience
  • Experience as a mine supervisor and superintendent.

This role will provide you with the scope to make the next step in your career. The ability to communicate effectively is essential, as is a good eye for detail, demonstrated initiative and a dedicated commitment to supporting and driving team performance.

Thiess strongly supports a culture of recognition, leadership development and offers a stimulating and satisfying work environment.


8 days on 6 days off roster

How to Apply

If achieving success through people and bottom line results, and progressing your career is your passion, then consider joining a company that's as excited about the important things as you are. Thiess strongly supports a culture of recognition, leadership development and offers a stimulating and satisfying work environment, so there is no better time to join Thiess.

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.

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