Experienced Operated Mining Contractor Drill Fitter - iMINCO

Drill Fitter job available maintaining D65 and L8 Rigs

Experienced Operator Drill Fitter

  • Immediate Start
  • Excellent Rates of Pay
  • Casual to Permanent

WA owned and operated mining contractor who has a strong name in the drill and blast industry are recruiting for experienced drill fitters.

About the job

  • Reporting to the Drill and Blast Supervisor
  • 2:1 Roster FIFO
  • Various Sites
  • Access, complete, maintain and update documents as required – manually and electronically
  • Promote and maintain a high standard of safety throughout the sites you work on
  • Carry out services, repairs and maintenance to drill rigs, L8 and D65 advantageous all-wheel drive trucks, 4WD light vehicles, compressors and boosters

What you’ll need to succeed

  • A minimum Cert. III mechanical trade certificate as a diesel or heavy duty fitter
  • A minimum of 3 years post trade experience
  • Experience with Caterpillar Blast Hole Drill rigs; High Pressure and Low Pressure
  • Support Equipment Trucks, Light Vehicles and Telehandlers
  • Hydraulic and Electrical Systems
  • Compressed Air systems
  • A current MR/HR licence
  • Air Conditioning certificate
  • Working at Heights would be advantageous

What you’ll get in return

Excellent rates of pay, casual to permanent position with a well respected mining contractor.

What you need to do now

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The 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.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

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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