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Experienced Intermediate Riggers job – Mackay & Coalfields
Advertised by: readi
Excellent Pay Rates
Accommodation and Meals provided
About the Riggers job role:
readi is currently seeking expression of interest for experienced Intermdiate Mining Riggers for shutdown activity within the Bowen Basin. The desired applicants live in close proximity to Mackay and the coal fields. The position is drive in drive out with meals and accommodation supplied by the client. You must have a coal board medical, standard 11 and working at heights certificate.
To be successful in this position you will have:
Over 2 years experience working as Intermediate Rigger
Minimum 6 months recent experience working on shut-downs within QLD
Previous exposure to QLD coal mines
Flexibility to rig or operate
Queensland mining qualifications
A flexible and adaptable approach to changing circumstances
A commitment to zero harm in the workplace and act in a safe manner at all times
A Can-Do Attitude that ensures our clients expectations are continuously exceeded
Team player with excellent communication skills
High Risk Work Licence
Working at Heights certificate (2 year validity)
Hold a current HC or MC Drivers Licence
Advantageous to hold BMA and Glencore Inductions
Coal Board Medical
Pass a Drug and Alcohol Lab test
Standard 11 Induction Training
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How to Apply:
If you have the relevant experience and skills as indicated above, readi would love to have you join our growing team, so please click APPLY now and provide a copy of your resume for review.
Location: Mackay & Coalfields
Job Type: Casual/Vacation
Category: Mining, Resources & Energy
Classification: Mining – Engineering & Maintenance
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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