Diesel Mechanic Various Mine Sites Bowen Basin and Blackwater Regions

Looking to Employ Experienced Diesel Mechanics for Various Mine Sites at Bowen Basin and Blackwater Regions

Diesel Mechanic Various Mine Sites

The Go2 People are currently recruiting for Diesel Mechanics for ongoing mine site based roles commencing ASAP. People are fast becoming an employer of choice in Queensland and have secured a number of long term labour hire contract roles on some of the region’s largest infrastructure projects.

These roles will see you working 12.5 hours a day, on a variety of rosters including 5:2 and 7:7. The roles have a 2 year duration and for the right applicants, could lead to full time employment.

Key responsibilities for this position include (though not limited to):

  • Working day and night shift on a mine site
  • Maintenance Servicing and Breakdowns

Looking for experience on a combination of large mining equipment including:

    • Dozer – Track & Wheel – Caterpillar D11, D10
    • Graders (Caterpillar 16M, 24M)
    • Loader (992G)
    • Excavators (Leibherr 996B, Komatsu PC1250, PC550)
    • Roller (Caterpillar)
    • Water Trucks (Volvo)

To be successful in this position you MUST have:

  • Trade qualification – Heavy Diesel Fitter/Mechanic
  • Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* Induction (Must)
  • Current Coal Board Medical (Must)
  • Commitment to working in a safe and efficient manner
  • Vehicle mounted Crane (preferred)
  • Working at Heights – completed within the last 2 years (preferred)
  • Confined Space – completed within the last 2 years (preferred)
  • Proven history of work on large operations equipment in hard rock mining
  • 2x References to support your application
  • Have own Transport
  • Drivers License
  • OHS Construction card (blue/white card)

If you meet the above criteria and are looking for ongoing employment, please…

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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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