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Electricians Mine Site Labour Jobs Mackay & Coalfields Chess Electrics

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Mackay & Coalfields, Queensland location.

This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

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Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.

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Electricians for Mine Site Labour job – Mackay & Coalfields

Advertised by: Chess Electrics, Mackay, Moranbah, Emerald, Rockhampton, Bowen region

Job details:

Chess Electrics provides electrical and refrigeration services to the mining, oil and gas industries in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Carrying out maintenance, shutdowns and major projects throughout Queensland.

Chess Electrics are seeking qualified electricians to work at various mine sites. If you have a proven safety record and pride yourself on high standards then we are searching for you to join our team.

These roles are suitable to local residents in the Bowen Basin region (Mackay, Moranbah, Emerald, Rockhampton, Bowen). Applicants outside this area will not be contacted. These are not FIFO roles.

About the Role:

Electrical projects and installations to a variety mining infrastructure. CHPP maintenance and shutdowns. Dragline and rope shovel maintenance and shutdowns. Electric drive truck construction.

Essential Criteria:

  • Current Queensland Electrical licence
  • Standard 11 Induction Training Statement of Attainment and/or BMA CoreCoal Board Medical
  • Current CPR/LVR certificate
  • Current Drivers license
  • Working at heights
  • Confined Space
  • EWP
  • Roster & Conditions
  • Permanent positions
  • Monday to Friday and Monday to Thursday roles
  • Camp accommodation provided
  • On going training provided
  • Career progression to leading hand, supervisor, estimator and project manager available.
  • Competitive remuneration.

Chess Electrics is committed to having diversity within our workforce. As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer, applicants from all backgrounds especially indigenous cultures and women, are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

Location: Mackay & Coalfields

Job Type: Full Time

Category: Mining, Resources & Energy

Classification: Mining – Engineering & Maintenance

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About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.

The Queensland 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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.

  • Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
  • New Hope Corporation Limited
  • QCoal Pty Ltd
  • Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
  • Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
  • Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
  • Conquest Mining Limited
  • Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
  • BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
  • Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
  • Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
  • Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
  • TEC Coal Pty Ltd
  • TerraCom Australia
  • Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
  • Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd

For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list