Electrician and Fixed Plant Mining Maintenance QLD
Electrician required on a mine site for a 2 month contract on a 2/1 Roster.
Capricorn Copper is one of Australia’s largest copper projects under development. Located in the prolific base metals region, 125km north of Mt Isa in NW Queensland, Capricorn Copper is a fully permitted mine with a long history of operations and a significant high grade resource base.
The mine is currently completing a capital program to upgrade the process plant and expand mining capacity. Once complete the operation is expected to produce approximately 30ktpa of copper in concentrate over an initial Mine Life of 10 years with a target of producing in the lower half of the copper cost curve.
The high grade resource at Capricorn Copper is one of the Northwest region’s largest copper resources by contained copper and is already being expanded through a highly successful exploration program. This success is expected to underpin further growth projects and opportunities to extend the initial mine life beyond the initial 10 years.
Your new role
Capricorn Copper is building a team of passionate and motivated people to contribute to their emergence as one of the most exciting copper success stories in Australia. Currently they require a results driven mine site Electrician who shares their core values of clear vision, empowerment, ownership, responsibility and respect to join their team. The roster for this role will be a FIFO 2/1 roster with meals and camp accommodation provided.
What you’ll need to succeed
You will need to be a Licensed, hands on, results driven, motivated Electrician with HV switching ticket. Mine Site experience particular to fixed plant maintenance is essential for this role. Instrumentation experience will also be looked upon favourably.
What you’ll get in return
At Capricorn Copper your contribution will be valued and you will have a unique opportunity to join a lean hands on team at the start of the journey. You will see a strong connection between your efforts and the success of the organisation. The test of success will be when they look back and are proud of what they did and how did it.
Capricorn Copper is proud to be part of the Northwest community and promotes employment opportunities locally and for regional Queensland (Townsville and Cairns) through competitive salary packages and benefits. This role is available FIFO from Brisbane, Townsville or Cairns, then bus to site on a 2/1 Roster.
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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 *Standard 11 Training*Apply for Electrician Fixed Plant Mining Maintenance Cairns QLD
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
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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™
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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.