Diesel Fitter Open Cut Mining Meandu project Kingaroy

Currently seeking experienced Diesel Fitter at Meandu project based in Kingaroy region

Downer Mining

Open Cut – Diesel Fitter

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for carrying out repairs and preventative maintenance on the mobile fleet in the field and workshop.  You will also perform inspections to determine condition and suitability to return to service.

Successful candidates, must have:

  • Relevant diesel fitter / heavy vehicle trade qualifications
  • Extensive post-trade experience within an open cut mining operation
  • Proven experience with Caterpillar, Hitachi, O&K and Komatsu
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Safety focus with a high attention to detail to abide by site safety processes

What they can offer

  • A residential position, working a lifestyle roster, day and night shift rotation
  • Career progression opportunities through a number of training and mentoring programs
  • Access to a great range of employee benefits and discounts
  • Competitive remuneration with a leading mining contractor
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm
  • A diverse and supportive work environment.

For further information, please contact Jen Johnson on 07 3026 6086.

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Diesel Fitter Open Cut Mining Meandu project Kingaroy

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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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