Diesel Fitters DIDO Various Roles Mackay & Coalfields - iMINCO Mining

Mechanical / Diesel Fitters required for down days / Shutdowns to work across the Bowen Basin

Mechanical / Diesel Fitters

  • Down Days / Shutdowns
  • Various Sites
  • DIDO Roles

Mechanical / Diesel Fitters required for down days / shutdowns

The Company

Hays Mackay are seeking Mechanical & Diesel Fitters to work across the Bowen Basin. Due to ongoing maintenance works a number of clients are experiencing the need for Mechanical & Diesel Fitters to assist their businesses.


The clients are experiencing a high volume of growth in the Bowen Basin and are as a result seeking Mechanical or Diesel Fitters for various works across the Bowen Basin. Ideally you will have previous site experience and relevant mining competencies to enable an immediate start.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • You will be trade qualified in your chosen field with suitable previous site experience.
  • Must hold a current BMA core or S11, coal board medical, working at heights & confined space qualifications.
  • Desirable inductions include Caval Ridge, Daunia Mine, Goonyella Riverside or Peak Downs Mine.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive pay rates
  • DIDO role
  • Hays works with multiple clients offering similar services providing future works for suitable candidates.


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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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