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Prestrip Mining || Experienced Operators
Experienced Operators Prestrip Mining Skilled trades Bowen Basin
- Start ASAP | 7/7 Roster | 12.5 hour shifts
- Camp Accommodation and Meals provided in the Bowen Basin
- $42.00 – $44.70 p/h + Super + Potential Bonus
This client is an industry leader, employing a wide range of skilled trades and individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An immediate start is available for a Multi Skilled Operator to join this client in the Prestrip Department.
Your new role
This role will see you being responsible for operating AT LEAST 2 of the following equipment in the Prestrip Department on site:
To be a suitable candidate for this vacancy, you must have:
- Coal Board Medical (or willing to obtain)
- Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain)
- Current Driver’s License
- Have experience on at least two of the machines listed above – multiple certifications / RII’s will be advantageous (although this is not essential).
What you’ll get in return
There is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.
Would you like to apply?
To apply please click the ‘Apply‘ button below.
Apply for Experienced Operators Prestrip Mining Skilled trades Bowen Basin
If you’re interested in this role, please apply to Renee Brease at your earliest convenience. Alternatively, for more information, please contact the Mackay office on 07 4960 1100.
About the Bowen Basin
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.
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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.