Entry Level Underground Mining Operation North West
Entry Level Underground Mining Operators Mine Supervisor
MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognized as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. They recognize the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of their company and the communities in which they operate.
The Rosebery Mine in Tasmania, a polymetallic underground mine, in operation since 1936, which has current potential to extend life beyond 2030.
They now have exciting opportunities available for Entry level Underground Operators to join the mine operations team onsite. You will be trained and coached in comprehensive range of underground mining operations tasks and activities as an Underground Operator. Reporting to the Mine Shift Supervisor, you will be responsible for ensuring mine trucking targets are achieved and providing assistance to existing and developing mine infrastructure.
On a day to day basis, you will:
- Perform equipment pre-start checks to ensure equipment is ready for operation
- Carry out start up procedures
- Pass on end of shift information to the oncoming shift
- Operate equipment safely within working environment limitations and observing safety conventions
- Communicate with other personnel using approved communication methods
- Monitor and manage equipment performance using appropriate indicators to aid efficient operations
- Maintain knowledge and understanding of current mine schedules and an awareness of the current critical issues to achieving plan targets.
To be successful, you will have an unwavering commitment to safe work practices, a team player with a strong motivation and passion to be part of our mining family at Rosebery. You will hold a current valid driver’s license; some underground mining experience with a HR licence is preferred but not essential.
This role is a 7 on/7 off roster including night shift.
All applicants must reside local to the west coast of Tasmania. Female applicants looking for a career in mining are encouraged to apply. Please note, only candidates with current full time work rights within Australia will be considered.
As a company, they strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. They are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity.
Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised closing date and all applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered. They will not be accepting submissions from recruitment agencies on this occasion.
How to apply for this job
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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.
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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.