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3 x Digger Fitter – DIDO Blackwater Coal Mining
One of Australia’s leading diversified mining contractors serving its customers across more than 50 sites in Australia, Papua New Guinea, South America and Southern Africa
The Project & Roster
Currently searching for 3 digger fitters on a mine site in the lower Bowen Basin. Lifestyle friendly roster DIDO from Blackwater, Emerald, Rockhampton & Gladstone.
Good accommodation at camp with your own room and bathroom and meals included. This open cut coal project is located about 1h from Emerald. You will be working 5 days on, 4 days on & 4 nights on, 5 days off.
Long term contract going over permanently with the client after a short probation period, working with a crew of experienced tradesmen.
The Pay & Benefits
Attractive $70 p/a + Super along with annual leave and other company benefits such as training and career development.
The Duties & Machinery
Your 3-4+ years experience working on open cut coal diggers will put you in a good position with your demands in the field. The ability to work in a team and autonomously will be essential in their role.
You will need experience on Terex RH170, Komatsu PC1250 & PC340’s.
- Pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol assessment
- Standard 11 Induction Training
Applications are being taken for interviews immediately with successful candidates to start ASAP.
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This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Digger Fitter Mining Site DIDO Blackwater Coal Mine Jobs Bowen Basin
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