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This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?
You need a Standard 11 Mining Induction to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure what this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.
Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.
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Blast Hole Production Driller – Dysart Region
- $46.00 – $52.00 p/h + Super paid on all hours worked + Potential Bonus
- Immediate Start – 3D, PJ, 3N, 6 off roster
- Camp Accommodation and Meals Provided
Drill Operator job for an Immediate Start in the Dysart Region with your commute to work provided. 6/6 Roster!
Client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. This company currently has an opportunity available for an Experienced Blast Hole Drill Operator on a 3 day, PJ, 3 night, 6 off roster (6/6).
Your new role
This position will see you working as a Blast Hole Drill Operator in the Production Mining Department, working on a 6/6 Day & Night Roster.
This role will see you predominately working on the Sandvik DK90, Atlas Copco DMM3 and Pit Viper 275 Drill Rigs.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be considered for this position, you must have a strong safety focus, be a team player and have previous or current experience as a Drill Operator on a coal mine site as well as experience on the above drill rigs.
As well as holding current or previous Drill Operator Experience, you also must have a current Coal Board Medical and Standard 11 Induction Training; or willing to obtain.
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you an immediate start in the Bowen Basin area working on a 6/6 day and night roster with your commute to work, camp accommodation and meals supplied by the client.
You will be paid super for all hours worked on site and there is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.
If you feel you have the required skills and are searching to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.
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What you need to do now
In the Mackay & Coalfields region, there are several opportunities available. If you are interested in this role and believe your skills meet the above criteria, please apply at your earliest convenience.
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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 Induction TrainingApply for Blast Hole Production Driller Coal Mining Bowen Basin
About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.
The Queensland 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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.
- Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
- New Hope Corporation Limited
- QCoal Pty Ltd
- Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
- Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
- Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
- Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
- Conquest Mining Limited
- Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
- BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
- Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
- Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
- Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
- TEC Coal Pty Ltd
- TerraCom Australia
- Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
- Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd
For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list