Field Maintenance Supervisor

Job No: 983066

Work type:Permanent Full-time

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 keeps 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 Field Maintenance Supervisor reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.


Thiess' Curragh North Coal Project is located 30km north of Blackwater in the Bowen Basin and is approximately 20 kilometres north of Wesfarmer's Curragh mine site.

The Role

The Field Maintenance Supervisor will be accountable for the maintenance of all on site mobile equipment, ensuring the equipment fleet achieves maximum availability for minimal cost. You will provide leadership and direction to all maintenance personnel, including sub-contractors. Your success will be measured by your ability to maintain fleet availability and develop the skills of your crew.

You will be an integral member of the site leadership team driving safety, maintenance improvement, cost reduction, equipment performance and selection. A history of leadership where you have developed staff is essential.  Excellence in maintenance of heavy equipment is needed in this role. You will be comfortable to operate unsupervised in a unique team culture. 

Role Requirements:

  • Trade Certificate/Engineering degree or equivalent qualifications
  • Experience in a mobile mining plant maintenance environment
  • Experience supervising a site based maintenance team
  • Knowledge of Liebherr equipment is essential for this role


7 days on, 7 days off, rotating shift roster.

How to apply


This role will provide you with the opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, leadership 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.

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

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