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EXCAVATOR OPERATOR – CAT 6060 / RH340
- Meals and Accommodation Provided
- 4/5/5/4 Roster, Immediate Start, Ongoing Role
- Opportunity for TWRB Payment after 6 months
Your new company
This client is an industry leader, employing a wide range of skilled trades and individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An immediate start is available for an Excavator Operator with coal mining experience to join this client for an ongoing role.
Your new role
This particular role will see you operating CAT 6060 or O&K/RH340 Excavators in the Overburden Department on a Lifestyle Roster (4/5/5/4) in the Bowen Basin.
What you’ll need to succeed
You must have experience on the excavators listed above as well as current RII competencies.
You also must have a Coal Board Medical issued within the last 5 years as well as a Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain).
As this is a DIDO role, you also must live within 500km of the Bowen Basin.
What you’ll get in return
You will be granted with an immediate start and an ongoing role on a mine site in the Bowen Basin on a Lifestyle Roster and all meals + accommodation will be supplied to you by the client at no additional cost.
To apply please click the ‘Apply’ button below.
or if you’d prefer, go to the SEEK website to find out more about the Excavator Operator – CAT 6060 / RH340
About the Bowen Basin
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 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.
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.