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 that this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.
Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.
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Assistant Coal Mining Shotfirers Job
- $48.00 – $52.07 p/h + Super paid on all hours worked + Potential Bonus
- Immediate Start – 6/6 Day & Night Roster
- Camp Accommodation and Meals Provided
Client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. This company currently has an opportunity available Assistant Shot Firers to commence a role immediately on a 6/6 Day & Night Roster.
Your new role
The Client is seeking Assistant Shot Firers with experience and skills in a similar role or industry. This position is an immediate start on a coal mine site located in the Bowen Basin.
This role will see you reporting to the Blast Supervisor and carrying out numerous duties within the Blast Crew which include but not limited to:
- Dipping & Logging of Blast Holes
- Assisting with on bench blasting activities
- Operating IT Loader
- Off-siding MPU’s
- Blast Guarding
- Installation of hole liners
- Preparing drill patterns for blasting activities
What you’ll need to succeed
To be considered for this position, you must have a strong safety focus, be a team player and have previous or current experience in a similar industry or role.
As well as holding current or previous experience in a similar role, you also must have a current Coal Board Medical and Standard 11 Induction Training; or willing to obtain.
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you an immediate start in the Bowen Basin area working on a 6/6 Day & Night Roster, with camp accommodation and meals supplied by the client.
You will be paid super for all hours worked on site and there is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.
What you need to do now
In the Mackay & Coalfields region, there are several opportunities available. If you are interested in this role and believe your skills meet the above criteria, please apply at your earliest convenience.
If you feel you have the required skills and are searching to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.
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This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Assistant Coal Mining Shotfirers | Experienced
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