Drill Operator Coal Mine
This organisation is an industry leader, employing a wide range of trades and skilled individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An opportunity is available for an experienced Drill Operator to commence immediately on a 7/7 Roster.
About the role
This role will see you predominantly performing drill operating duties on a coal mine located in the Bowen Basin.
What you’ll need to succeed
To meet all of the requirements for this role, you will be required to have:
- Current QLD Driver’s Licence
- Current Coal Board Medical issued within the last 5 years
- Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* and previous or current experience
- Blast Hole Drill Operator
- Pit Viper Drill experience is mandatory
- Good communication skills and ability to work in a team is essential.
What you’ll get in return
You will be granted with an immediate start where you will have the opportunity to gain additional experience and skills as a Drill Operator working a 7/7 Roster.
All of your flights, meals and accommodation as well as the induction costs will be supplied by the client.
There is an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.
What you need to do
If you’re interested in this role and you believe your skills, experience and competencies match the above criteria, please apply to Stephanie Connelly at your earliest convenience.
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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.
Standard 11 Mining Induction
The Standard 11 is a workplace health and safety package for the Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII).
If your job means you must access a a Queensland coal mine site - you'll need a Standard 11.
The Standard 11 covers essential safety and procedures training designed to keep you and other workers safe from injury and harm when working on site.
There are 6 units of study (competency) in the Standard 11. This course can not be completed online. Find out more about how you can complete the Standard 11 Mining Induction at a location close to you
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