Drilling Repair Technician -Diesel Mechanic/ Mt Isa - FIFO - iMINCO

Underground Mobile Plant Repair Technicians to work in Mt Isa QLD

Drilling Repair Technician

Drilling Repair Technician -Diesel Mechanic/ Mt Isa – FIFO

Atlas Copco is a world leading OEM and provider of industrial productivity solutions. A significant part of the Australian business focuses on providing innovative equipment, consumables and services for drilling and rock excavation.
The mining industry is changing and those that can achieve productivity through innovation are going to be well placed for the future. Atlas Copco introduced its Rig Control System (RCS) – as early as 1998. Today’s Atlas Copco rigs feature fourth generation RCS automation. This includes wireless online data transmission between rig and site office.
Currently looking to employ  career minded Underground Mobile Plant Repair Technicians to work in Mt Isa QLD.
This is an opportunity to gain exposure to state of the art technology and equipment, whilst being a part of a business that is leading the industry into the future.

Successful candidates will need to have:

  • Cert 3 trade apprenticeship (in Mobile Mechanical Repair or closely related)
  • Strong electrical knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge of hydraulics systems
  • Underground experience


Working on Atlas Copco  Simba drill rigs. You will be working on a 4  days on 3 days off  roster . Residential or  FIFO Townsville to Mt Isa – fly in Monday evening  and out Friday evening.


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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.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

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.

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