Production Operators – Open Cut Mining
Major mining contractor, is searching for experienced Production Operators for their Coal Operations on a mine site near Blackwater, inland from Rockhampton.
- Competitive Conditions
- Camp and Meals provided OR Accommodation Allowance
- Opportunity for Permanent Positions
- Bus in and Out from Rockhampton
- Lifestyle roster (5/4, 4/5, 5/5, day and night shift rotation – NO PYJAMA DAY)
- Residential role – must be able to provide own accommodation in the Blackwater area on rostered days on.
- Camp and Meals provided OR $200/week Accommodation Allowance
- 12 hour shifts
- Bus in and out from Rockhampton
- Multiple vacancies available NOW!!
- Temp to Perm Opportunities available
- Prior experience as a Production Operator in a Mining environment
- Electric OR Mechanical Dump Truck experience – CAT 789, 793, 795, 797, Komatsu 930e
- Rope Shovel, Excavator, Dozer and Grader skills highly regarded
- RII's [...Learn about RII's] Competencies or relevant Mining Site Authorizations for mobile plant
- Must be safety and production orientated
- Be proactive and able to work well under pressure
- Drivers License and reliable transport
- Coal Board Medical
- BMA Induction or be willing to upgrade from Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* – MANDATORY
- These vacancies will require drug and alcohol testing and pre-employments.
Please note: Only those meeting requirements will be considered for these roles, these are not entry level positions.
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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.
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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.