Open Cut – Diesel Fitter
Downer EDI – Mackay QLD
Here’s a great job with one of Australia’s most respected mining services company – Downer EDI. They are seeking an experienced Diesel Fitter specialising in RH340 and RH170 excavators at their Saraji project based near Dysart, Queensland.
You will be responsible for completing repairs and continuous preventative maintenance on the fleet in the field and in the workshop. You will also be expected to carry out inspections to evaluate the condition and suitability to return to service.
You should be/have;
- Relevant diesel fitter / heavy vehicle trade qualifications
- 3-5 years post-trade experience within an open cut mining operation
- Proven experience with RH340 and RH170 Excavators essential
- 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.
In return Downer EDI offer
- 6/6 Roster, camp accommodation provided, bus transportation from Mackay available
- Competitive remuneration with a leading mining contractor
- A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm
- A diverse and supportive work environment
They want to hear from you today because Downer need good people immediately.
If you’re up for the challenge and are looking for a career move, then this is it.
Get cracking and get your applications in.
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Open Cut Diesel Fitter Job Mackay Downer EDI
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.
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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.