Excavator Operator – Coal Mining Jobs Bowen Basin
- $48.92 – $52.07 p/h + Super paid on all hrs worked
- 7:7 day/night roster
- All meals and accommodation provided
Experienced excavator operators are required for positions within the Bowen Basin on a 7:7 day/night roster.
The client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. The client currently has vacancies available for experienced excavator operators to work on a 7:7 roster.
Your new role
This role will require people with the ability to work within the pre-strip department operating excavators and various other heavy machinery in an open cut mining environment.
To be a suitable applicant for this position you will require:
- Coal Board Medical
- Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*
- Drivers License
- Mandatory Excavator Ticket- Hitachi 3600, 5600 or 8000 / O&K 170 or 340 / CAT 6040 or 6060.
- Desirable experience operating CAT trucks (789’s or 793’s), Dozers (D10 or D11), Graders (16 or 24 M/H)
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you a position within the Bowen Basin region operating on a 7:7 day/night roster. You will be paid super for all hours worked on site and all meals and accommodation will be provided to you by the client.
If you believe you are suitable for this role and match the above criteria then please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Sarah Harrison by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button.
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How to apply
This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.
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 Experienced Skilled Excavator Coal Mining Jobs Operator Bowen Basin 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.
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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.