Casual Shutdown Tradepersons/Trades Assistants Mackay & Coalfields

Seeking Experienced Trades Assistants for CASUAL CHPP shutdown works in the Bowen Basin

Casual Shutdown Tradepersons/Trades Assistants Mackay & Coalfields

Casual Shutdown Tradepersons/Trades Assistants

Polypro have jobs going for tradespeople who have experience with shutdowns. There are various mine sites in the Bowen Basin where shutdowns are required, therefore if you’re applying, it would be good if you are site inducted at:

  • Curragh
  • Hail Creek
  • South Walker
  • Oaky Creek

You MUST have the following to be considered:

  • Drivers Licence
  • Current Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* induction
  • Coal Board Medical
  • Work Safely at Heights
  • Enter and Work in Confined Space

There are 7 dayshutdowns in the coming weeks with ONGOING CASUAL AND SHORT TERM WORKS in the pipeline. Polypro will provide transport to and from the mine sites.

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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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