Job No: 979891

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Location:Aus - QLD Bowen Basin


Advertised:E. Australia Standard Time

Applications Close:E. 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, New Zealand, Indonesia, Mongolia, Africa and Chile. 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 Geologist reporting to the Technical Services Manager you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.


The QCoal Northern Hub is situated 87km SW of the coastal town of Bowen in Central Queensland, about 200 kilometres northwest of Mackay and 6km south of Collinsville.


The role of the Geologist is to assist the Technical Services Manager in all aspects of the geology function for QCoal Northern Hub while offering specialist advice to the Operations Department to assist in driving the delivery of the mine’s performance targets and maximising the value of the resource.  This is achieved through the effective delivery of best practise geology services and support to the mine.  In the medium term, the Geologist will demonstrate ongoing performance improvement.


To be successful in this role you are required to have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Geology
  • Extensive experience working as a Mine Geologist, preferably in coal
  • In depth knowledge of Geological practises in the coal mining industry
  • Knowledge of relevant mining legislation including the Coal Mining Health & Safety Act
  • Geotechnical experience considered beneficial
  • Strong planning and problem-solving skills
  • A high level of strategic thinking
  • Strong leadership and talent development skills 


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How to Apply

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

Thiess is an international organisation with a diverse workforce enriched by an inclusive work environment, accessible to all. We leverage the diversity of our workforce to continually innovate and deliver world class projects for our clients. Thiess encourages applications from people who contribute to our diverse workforce and align with our cultural values.

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