Experienced Shot Firers Mine Site Bowen Basin - iMINCO Mining

Experienced Shot Firers for an Ongoing position working on a rotating 7/7 roster Mine Site Bowen Basin

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Experienced Shot Firers Mine Site Bowen Basin

The Role

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WorkPac are currently seeking experienced Shot Firers for an ongoing position working on a rotating 7/7 roster at a mine site located in the Bowen Basin. For the right candidate there will be an opportunity to go permanent with the company after 6 months.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lining Blast Holes
  • Managing Security of the Blast Area
  • Overseeing Shot Firer Assistants and
  • Bench Work

Skills & Experience

  • Coal Board Medical
  • Standard 11 Induction Training
  • Security Clearance for Ammonium nitrate – MANDATORY
  • Shot firer License
  • Right to Work within Australia

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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


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