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 that this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.
Only applicants with real skills should apply. When sending in your application for the job, be sure to highlight the skills you have which are relevant.
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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Diesel Fitters – Coal Mining Jobs
Multiple positions for break-down and workshop fitters based in the Blackwater region. These positions will see you working in a sociable environment with superintendents that know how to have a laugh. With a strong safety focus and clean working conditions, this role will give you peace of mind that you will get home safe each night.
Depending on your skill set you will either be working out in the pit on new Liebherr 996’s, 994’s & Komatsu 1250 excavators or in the workshop on well-maintained ancillary equipment such as D10, D11 Dozers, 16, 24 Graders, 789, 777 CAT Haul Trucks and a variety of CAT loaders.
- BIBO from Rocky & Mackay OR DIDO
- $60 – $65p/h + super
- Giving you the luxury of choosing your own roster
- Own en-suited cabin, good Telstra & Optus phone reception, pool, Wi-Fi and restaurant quality food
Nobul is working closely with a well-known mining contractor that has been running for over 20 years. With having major contracts across the Bowen Basin and searching to grow their core staff they are on the hunt for HD Fitters who are searching for at least 18 months’ worth of secure work.
If you are tired of being treated like another number, it’s a good opportunity to work with a company that treats their employees with the utmost respect!
Skills & Experience
- Must have recent experience working on large mining machinery
- Trade Qualified Diesel Fitter
- Able to work in a large team environment and autonomously
- Standard 11 Induction Training Induction & Coal Board Medical
- Skilled in repairs, scheduled maintenance, diagnostics and fault finding
- Safety first approach with everything you do!
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This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.
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 Experienced CAT Haul Trucks Diesel Fitters Coal Mining – Bowen Basin QLD
About the Bowen Basin
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 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.
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
Caterpillar Haul truck 777
The Caterpillar 777 is a 100-ton haul truck, typically used in open pit mining, manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The first model of Caterpillar 777 was introduced in 1974. Its diesel engine is capable of putting out 870 horsepower. The 777D, introduced in 1996, was powered by a 938-horsepower diesel.
This truck is one of the entry-level haul trucks most new operators will learn on. Once competent, they will move up to the larger 785, especially when working on a coal mining site.
Caterpillar Haul truck 789
The Caterpillar 789 dump truck is typically used in open pit mining. The 789 has a capacity of 177 tonnes, and its engine can produce 1770 horsepower.
There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.
Read more about the CAT 789 mining dump truck on our website.