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Drill Operator Jobs Bowen Basin

CoreStaff are searching for Drill Operators to station out in Bowen Basin mines.

About the Client : 

Working with their client, a global supplier to the coal market. Sites based across the Bowen Basin, their client is committed to building a diverse workforce. Their client has a strong focus on creating a safe work environment where employees feel strongly connected to their values and objectives.

Position :

Operating within the Drill and Blast department, you will control the operation of Drilltech D90k Drills.

To be considered for *Drill Operator Jobs Bowen Basin :

  • You will be a team player.
  • Have an excellent safety record.
  • Valid Drilling experience with current RII competencies.
  • Current Coal Board Medical
  • Standard 11 Induction Training

What is on offer :

  • Lifestyle Roster
  • Ongoing Role
  • Accommodation and Meals provided


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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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.