Experience Operators Extensive Dozer with Excavator Skills Bowen Basin

Experience Operators Extensive Dozer with Excavator Skills across the Bowen Basin in Queensland

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This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

You need a Standard 11 Mining Induction to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure what this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.

Only applicants with real skills should apply. When sending in your application for the job, be sure to highlight the skills you have which are relevant.

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D10 and D11 Dozer Operator with Excavator or Grader Skills

  • DIDO Role | Meals & Accommodation Supplied
  • Start ASAP | Ongoing Role | 6/6 Roster
  • $42 – $44.70 p/h + super paid on all hours worked
The client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. This company is currently seeking safe, experienced and skilled candidates to join their production team in ongoing opportunities.

The role

This client is seeking several Operators with extensive experience and skills on D10 and D11 Dozers to work in the Dragline area – a critical area of the coal mine site. In this role, you will also be required to operate either Graders or Excavators.

To be a suitable candidate for this vacancy, you must have:

  • Coal Board Medical (or willing to obtain
  • Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Proven experience (RII Competencies) on Dozers and Excavators OR Dozers and Graders

What you’ll get in return
This vacancy offers ongoing work in the Bowen Basin area working a 6/6 Day & Night Roster with camp accommodation and meals supplied by the client.

To Apply

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About the Bowen Basin

The Queensland 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.

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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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