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Fitters Shutdowns Maintenance
- Various site locations and opportunities
- Drag line, Shovel and Wash plant Maintenance
- Accommodation and Meals Provided
G&S Engineering Services delivers professional asset management services to the industry by providing responsive teams with targeted skills to address the maintenance, construction and engineering needs for the clients in the resources, energy and infrastructure industries. G&S prides itself in providing a service which enhances the value and performance of client’s assets.
Applicants must have the following experience:
G&S are seeking experienced Fitters, for Draglines/Shovels or Washplants work for shutdowns or maintenance days, to join their dedicated team within the Bowen Basin region.
The successful applicants will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the coal industry on Washplants or Draglines. You will have a genuine commitment to safety and our goal of Zero Harm; be highly motivated and have the capacity to work in a team environment.
As the ideal candidate you will have:
- Relevant Trade Qualification
- Standard 11 Induction Training or BMA Core Induction
- Coal Board Medical
- Work at Heights certificate
- Confined Space certificate
In return, G&S Engineering will offer:
- Weekly pays
- Competitive hourly pay rates
- Meals and Accommodation supplied while on roster
- Opportunities for ongoing works at multiple mining sites in the Bowen Basin
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About the Bowen Basin
The 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.
Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu website