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Excavator Fitter Jobs QLD
WorkPac are taking in applications for Excavator Fitters to base out in Mackay & Coalfields.
About the Role :
They are currently searching for an experienced Excavator Fitter with Experience with Hitachi, O&K & Cat excavators. To be successful with this role you will have experience completing preventative maintenance, repairs, engine rebuilds and breakdowns within a mine site environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ongoing position with a Lifestyle roster. Accommodation will be provided and with a pay rate of $58.00 an hour flat rate.
Skills and Experience :
Current Standard 11 Induction Training
Current Coal Board Medical – Section 4
Manual Driver’s License
RII’s – Within 5 years & Trade Qualification
Right to work in Australia
Benefits on offer for *Excavator Fitter Jobs QLD :
Day shift only
About the Company :
Hail Creek is an open cut coal mine in the Bowen Basin Region of Central Queensland, that is located 120 kilometres from Mackay, suppling up to eight million tonnes of hard coking coal to steel mills in Asia and Europe each year.
The client is a leading mining company in Australia with an established record for developing and managing world standard open cut, as well as underground, coal mines. The Hail Creek Mine is an example of the company providing more than simply providing local employment opportunities and ensuring economic growth for the area as it also works to create positive outcomes for the wider Mackay Region.
About WorkPac :
WorkPac is Australia’s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. They are proud to partner with some of the country’s leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities.
About the Bowen Basin
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.
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.