4x Drill Fitters FIFO Cairns Cloncurry Mine QLD - iMINCO

JDR Mining & Civil are seeking 4 experienced Drill Fitters for FIFO work remote Cloncurry mine

4x Drill Fitters – FIFO Bne/Tsv/Cairns

  • 2/2 roster
  • Must have experience working on Atlas L8 rigs
  • ASAP start, ONGOING work

Drill Fitters FIFO Cairns Cloncurry Mine QLD

JDR Mining & Civil are seeking 4 experienced Drill Fitters for FIFO work to a remote Cloncurry mine, contracted to one of there clients on a long term basis. Permanent positions may be offered after 6 months based on performance.

Applicants should have experience carrying out scheduled and breakdown maintenance on Atlas L8 drill rigs, working both in the workshop and out on site.

FIFO will be offered from Brisbane, Cairns or Townsville, meals & accommodation included.

Mandatory criteria includes:

  • Relevant Fitting trade qualification
  • Experience as outlined above
  • Medical (within 6 months) an advantage

Roster will be 2 weeks of days, 2 weeks off, 2 weeks of nights, etc. Pay rate is $55/hr flat rate, shifts are 12 hours.

JDR Mining Pty Ltd is a local business servicing and supporting the Mount Isa and surrounding area, offering a complete range of skills for both civil construction and mining projects.Their projects include total mine infrastructure, road construction, power and waterline access way, bridge and culvert construction, drill and blast, crushing and screening

To be considered please apply online, short listing will commence ASAP.


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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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