Dozer Push Operator – Local Mine Residents
The client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several coal mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. This particular company currently has several opportunities available, offering immediate starts to skilled and experienced personnel with a high safety performance.
Your new role
Starting immediately, this role will see you operating CAT D10 and D11 Dozers within the Production Overburden Department on site pushing dirt, setting up pads, building roads, moving dirts and swinging buckets.
What you’ll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have previous mine site experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills whilst holding skills for the Caterpillar Dozers. As well as holding current RIIMPO308D (Conduct Tracked Dozer Operations), you also must have a current Coal Board Medical and Standard 11 Induction Training; or willing to obtain.
What you’ll get in return
This role requires you to operate machinery in a crucial service department of the mine site and working 12.5 hour shifts on a Lifestyle Day and Night Roster.
For all of the hours you work on site, you will be paid superannuation. There is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus Payment after 6 months of continuous work.
Please Note – This role does not provide any accommodation and you will be required to have residence in Blackwater or Emerald. Please only apply if you meet these requirements.
What you need to do now
In the Mackay & Coalfields region, there are several opportunities available. If you are interested in this role and believe your skills meet the above criteria, please apply to Laura Ryan at your earliest convenience.
Alternatively, if this role isn’t quite right for you but you hold experience in other areas of a coal mine site, you can contact your Resources and Mining Experts today on 07 4960 1100 to discuss other opportunities available at present.
Apply for this job
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Dozer Push Operator Production Mining Bowen Basin, Queensland
About the Bowen Basin
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.
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.