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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.
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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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Coal Mining Operator – Multi Skilled
- Opportunity for TWRB Payment after 6 months
- Immediate Start, 6/6 Roster, Ongoing Role
- Accommodation and Meals Provided
This client is an industry leader, employing a wide range of skilled trades and individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An opportunity is currently available for a Post Strip Operator to join this client immediately on an ongoing contract in the Bowen Basin on a coal mine site in the Production Coal Department.
This particular role will see you operating various machinery including but not limited to Haul Trucks, Dozers, Graders and Excavators performing tasks in the Post Strip Department. As a production contractor, you will be required to safely operate the equipment on site to deliver the business plan.
What you’ll need to succeed
To meet all of the requirements for this role, you will be required to have a Current Coal Board Medical issued within the last 5 years, Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain), a Current Drivers Licence as well as previous or current experience as an Operator with current RII’s.
You must have experience on CAT:
What you’ll get in return
You will be granted with an ongoing role on a mine site in the Bowen Basin performing operating duties in the Post Strip Department on site. Your meals and accommodation will be supplied to you at no additional cost and you will be working among-st a small group who are very safety focused.
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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 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 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.