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Stellar Recruitment – Rockhampton QLD
Stellar are searching for Excavator Operators to work in the Central Bowen Basin.
On offer is a 7/7 Rotating Roster.
Competitive Rates + Immediate Start
Stellar want to hear from experienced Coal Mining Excavator Operators who hold RII`s for large excavators:
- Hitachi 3600 / 5500
- Liebherr 996
- O&K RH340
To be considered for these roles you must prove you have a strong and stable work background with at least of 3+ years recent mining experience.
Plus, you need to have a safety-first attitude. Suitable applicants must be able to start immediately and camp accommodation and meals will be provided.
Successful applicants must be able to supply:
- Current CBM ““ section 4
- BMA Induction/Standard 11 Induction Training
- Current Drivers Licence
- RII`s for the above excavators / Approved site authorisations
Please note these are not trainee positions and candidates will only be contacted if they meet the above criteria.
To apply for these positions please click on the APPLY link below.
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.