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Coal Mining | Dozer, Loader, Excavator & Truck Operator QLD
Coal Mining Dozer Loader Excavator Truck Operator Bowen Basin
A role is currently available in the Bowen Basin with all transport, meals and accommodation provided.
The 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 several experienced coal mining operators to commence a role as soon as possible on a 7/7 Day and Night Roster.
Your new role
The client is currently seeking several experienced operators with extensive experience and skills operating Caterpillar Excavators, Dozers and Loaders. It is desirable if you also have a Trainer and Assessor Certificate though this is not essential. In this role, you also must be willing to operate CAT Haul Trucks as required.
To be a suitable candidate for this position, you must have:
- Current Coal Board Medical and Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain)
- Current Drivers License
- Experience and RII’s Competencies for Excavator, Dozer and Loader Operations
- Experience and RII’s Competencies for Haul Trucks
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you an immediate start in the Bowen Basin area working on a 7/7 Roster with all 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.
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What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role and you believe your skills, experience and competencies match the above criteria, please apply to Stephanie Connelly at your earliest convenience.
This is your opportunity to establish an exciting career path that only a dynamic mining company can provide. To submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below.
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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
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.