Downer Mining – Underground Mine job Opportunities
Downer is a diversified business. With over 19,000 employees they build strong relationships of trust with customers, truly understanding and predicting their needs and bringing them world leading insights and solutions.
Downer’s Underground division already has a strong presence in NSW, QLD, NT and SA, their business is set to grow and are currently working on a number of bids for exciting underground projects. If successful, they will be seeking to recruit numerous permanent positions.
The Talent Acquisition team is calling for expressions of interest from mining professionals with relevant experience in underground operations for the following roles:
- Mine Superintendent
- Shift Supervisors
- Jumbo Operators
- Bogger / Relief Jumbo Operators
- Cable bolter operators
- Charge up
- Shotcrete sprayers
- Agitator Operators
- Underground service crew
- Truck drivers
- Drill offsiders
- Underground hard rock experience preferable
- Current manual drivers license, police check and first aid certificate are required
- Experience on hard rock underground mobile equipment preferred
- Be production oriented with a focus on achieving results without compromising safe work or quality standards
- You will have initiative and a flexible approach to work with effective communication skills
- Must possess an overarching commitment to safe work practices and continuous improvement
What they offer
- Our Zero Harm initiative: A genuine commitment to the health and safety of all employees
- Attractive & competitive remuneration
- A diverse and supportive work environment where individuals are encouraged to show initiative
- Access to suitable training and a range of career development and advancement opportunities
- The chance to join a dynamic and successful business within the Downer group
Please note, Downer do not accept resumes via email and please ensure you attach copies of your Resume, Licenses, Trade Papers/tickets and proof of eligibility to work in Australia i.e. passport/birth certificate to your online application.
Please note, this is a Registration of interest only and does not imply they have current positions available in the above disciplines.
As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, they encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply.
How to Apply
This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.
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 *Standard 11 Training*Apply for Downer Underground Mining Jobs Jumbo Operators Brisbane QLD
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.