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Experienced Shot Firers Coal Mining job QLD
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About the Role
Client is seeking experienced shot firers at it’s Bowen Basin mine site for a FIFO Brisbane or DIDO with an immediate start. Duties for this role include all aspects of shot firing, prep load and fire.
Skills and Experience
- Minimum 2 years experience in a similar on site role
- Current Queensland Shot Firers ticket
- Current Police Clearance
- Current Standard 11 Induction Training Induction
- Current Coal Board Medical
- Current Driver’s License
- Loader competency (RII)
- A willingness to work rotating rosters
- Ability to contribute and work positively in a team environment
- Sound Work History
Why work for WorkPac
WorkPlus Employee Benefits program offers benefits across health, private insurance, financial services, travel and more. They have a team of dedicated recruiters, most of which have in field knowledge of the industry, who make continuous contact to ensure you are happy with not only WorkPac’s service but there clients. They are committed to ensuring you are happy and safe.
WorkPac have over 45 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia. As WorkPac has such a large footprint, they know their local areas and are always helping local community.
How to Apply
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction Training
Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:
- Melissa Fisher – Recruitment Coordinator
- (07) 3621 2918
About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.
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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to 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
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.