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Jobs- Dragline Mining Operations
- Competitive Hourly Rate
- Meals and camp accommodation provided
- DIDO to site approximately 200km from Rockhampton
Clients operations are located in two of the mot productive metallurgical coal basins in the world, including the Bowen Basin in Queensland are seeking skilled, experienced and safety minded individuals to join their production team in ongoing opportunities.
About the Role
Opportunities exist for skilled and experienced Dragline Operators who will form part of and contribute to the Mine Operations Department of a Blackwater Mine.
As a key member of a high performing team, you will play an integral role in implementing the client’s production requirements. This is a drive in drive out position and is based on a NON SMOKING site.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Operate a wide range of mobile plant equipment including draglines
- A willingness to work rotating rosters
- Pre-start checks
- Ability to contribute and work positively in a team environment
- Operate equipment safely
- Follow company policies and procedures
- RII Competencies in Dragline Operations as well as other mobile plant equipment
- Minimum 2 years experience
- Current Standard 11 Induction Training
- Current Coal Board Medical
- Current Driver’s License
- Ability to provide Negative Drug & Alcohol screen within 5 days of induction
- A Sound work history
- Camp and meals provided
- 7/7 Roster, rotating days and nights
- Immediate start
- Ongoing Role
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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 Dragline Mining Operations – Blackwater 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
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.