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Drill Operator Jobs Mackay
About the Client :
Their client is Australia’s largest coal miner and exporter, the world’s largest supplier to the sea borne coking coal market and largest coal producer and supplier of metallurgical coal. The client has several mine sites across the Bowen Basin consisting primarily of open cut mines.
About the Role :
WorkPac are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Drill Operators to commence at a mine near Moranbah. You will be working a Lifestyle Roster (5,4,4,5) and there is also a bus service available from Mackay.
Duties & Responsibilities :
- Conduct Overburden Drilling Operations
- Drilling Holes for Explosives
- Reading Plans for Blasting Pad Preparation
Skills & Experience :
- Rotary Drills – Sanvik 460 or D90K
- 2 Years Experience
- Coal Board Medical
- Standard 11 Induction Training or equivalent
- Right to work within Australia
About WorkPac :
WorkPac is Australia’s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. They are proud to partner with some of the country’s leaving companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.
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.