Jumbo Operator

Job No: 925487

Work type:Permanent

Location:Aus - WA Regional

Categories:Mining Operations

Advertised:W. Australia Standard Time

Applications Close:W. Australia Standard Time

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 Jumbo Operator reporting to the Mining Supervisor you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.


Leinster Underground Project, Western Australia

Some of your duties will include;

  • Operation of Sandvik twin boom jumbo drilling rig for safe underground development mining
  • Operate boom to scale face, drill holes for ground support, sample holes to specifications and plans
  • Direct and coordinate nipper to maximise production in a safe and efficient manner
  • Keep accurate records of activities in prescribed manner

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Current drivers licence
  • Minimum 4 years experience within a similar role and competent charge up and bogger operator experience
  • Knowledge of varying ground support techniques and basic ground support theory
  • Knowledge of drilling and charging for different ground conditions and heading profiles


14/7 FIFO roster. Permanent, full-time opportunity

How to Apply

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. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and women are encouraged to apply.

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

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