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EXCAVATOR & DOZER OPERATOR
- Earn super paid on all hours worked on site
- Immediate Start, 6/6 Roster, Ongoing Role
- FIFO Role | Flights, Meals & Accommodation Supplied
This client is an industry leader, employing a wide range of skilled trades and individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An opportunity is currently available for an experienced Dozer & Excavator Operator to join this client immediately on a 7/7 Roster in the Bowen Basin on a fly in, fly out basis.
About the role
What you’ll need to succeed
This position is open for Experienced Operators only – it is mandatory that you have experience on the equipment listed above – RII’s will be required to process application.
You also must have a current Coal Board Medical issued within the last 5 years and a Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain).
What you’ll get in return
You will be granted with an immediate start in the Bowen Basin. All of your flights, meals and accommodation are supplied to you by the client and you will work a 7/7 Roster – day and night. The role is initially 3 months but will be potentially ongoing for the right candidate.
There is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.
Note: If you are an experienced operator, able to commence work immediately, live within 100km of the Brisbane or Cairns Airport and have a current CBM, S11 and RII’s, please apply to Danielle Lord at your earliest convenience.
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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 worldâ€™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 Queenslandâ€™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
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.