Coal Handling Processing Plant Rigger Gladstone QLD

Coal Handling Processing Plant Rigger at Gladstone QLD

Coal Handling and Processing Plant (CHPP) Rigger 

Coal Handling Processing Plant Rigger Gladstone QLD

CPB Contractors is a leading international construction company and a member of the CIMIC Group. They combine the construction track record and expertise formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess.

In conjunction with clients and partners, CPB Contractors is delivering important and iconic projects across all key sectors of the construction industry, meaning they offer significant and diverse work opportunities.

They are building on the strong foundations of unique history to create a successful and sustainable future. Safely delivering next-generation infrastructure that better connects people and transforms communities is at the heart of what they do.

What can construction projects build for you?

The Caval Ridge Southern Circuit (CRSC) project will utilize latent capacity available at the Site’s Coal Handling and Processing Plant (CHPP). This will be achieved by transporting the additional ROM feed to the Site CHPP through a new ROM receiving facility and 10.5km overland conveyor all referred to as the CRSC. This will enable the Company to optimise its existing resources and facilities. This contract is for the safe delivery of all SMPEI works on the Caval Ridge Mine (CVM) site associated with the project.

Coal Handling Processing Plant Rigger Gladstone QLD


CPB Contractors are currently seeking experienced riggers who would be interested in working on a 10/4 roster Bus in Bus out of Gladstone. Working on full time fixed term rates with penalties and site allowances, they have a variety of start dates to suit your current situation commencing from now through until May 2018.

To be considered for the role you will required the following

  • Riggers Tickets, with experience (mandatory)
  • High Risk License (mandatory)
  • Working at Heights (mandatory)
  • EWP Ticket (desirable)
  • Construction Safety Card (White/Blue /card)

To be considered for the role you will need to be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to safety and ideally experience working on a coal mine. You will need to be physically fit to be able to pass medical and fitness assessments as well as Drug and Alcohol testing. Candidates will also need to provide your right work in Australia. Previous BMA site experience or inductions is highly regarded


Working a family friendly 10 DAYS ON AND 4 DAYS OFF roster, these opportunities are based in Moranbah. They  will provide bus in/bus out services from Mackay/Rockhampton/Gladstone also. Camp facilities will apply to non-local residents with opportunities to gain upward of 6 months’ work. So if you’re looking for steady work into the New Year send your resume to the recruitment team now.

To support their Mission and Principles, they need people who are talented, motivated and disciplined, and who have a strong work ethic that drives them to succeed.

In return, they offer rewarding careers, genuine opportunities to develop and grow, and a workplace culture that values and recognizes effort and contribution.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and they will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies

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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.

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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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