Blast Hole Driller Operator Coal Mining Job – FIFO
- Competitive Flat Rate
- Immediate Start – 7/7 Day & Night Roster
- FIFO- Camp Accommodation and Meals Provided
Client is Australia’s largest coal miner and exporter, the world’s largest supplier to the sea borne coking coal market and largest coal producer and supplier of metallurgical coal. The client has several mine sites across the Bowen Basin consisting primarily of open cut mines.
The client is committed to building a diverse workforce, appreciating all the different aspects of individual uniqueness, including thought and perspective, experience, age, disability, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender.
The safety of their people and the communities in which they operate always comes first. The client provides opportunities for interaction to improve their safety performance and believe having the right controls in place to effectively manage their risks that have safety impacts will lead to improved safety outcomes.
About the Role
This position will see you working as a Drill Operator in the Production Mining Department on a 7/7 Day & Night Roster
Skills and Experience
- Minimum 2 years production drilling experience
- Safely operate Blast Hole Drill Rigs
- RII's [...Learn about RII's] Surface Drilling Operations
- Experience in Coal and KLAW bits
- Current Coal Board Medical (surface)
- Current Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*, Statement of Attainment
- Valid Drivers License
* You must have experience operating a minimum of two of the following drill rigs:
Pit Viper 235
Pit Viper 275
- Camp and Meals provided
- 7&7 Day/Night Roster
- FIFO from Brisbane region. (must live within 100klm of Brisbane Airport)
- 6 month Bonus
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This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*Apply for Experienced Blast Hole Driller Operator Coal Mining Production FIFO Brisbane
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.
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.
Standard 11 Mining Induction
The Standard 11 is a workplace health and safety package for the Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII).
If your job means you must access a Queensland coal mine site - you'll need a Standard 11.
The Standard 11 covers essential safety and procedures training designed to keep you and other workers safe from injury and harm when working on site.
There are 6 units of study (competency) in the Standard 11. This course can not be completed online. Find out more about how you can complete the Standard 11 Mining Induction at a location close to you
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