Expression of Interest Maintenance Trades Carmichael Mine

Carmichael coal mine for Maintenance Trades coal mine in the north of Galilee Basin in Central Queensland

Downer EDI Mining

Maintenance/Trades – Carmichael Mine QLD

Expression of Interest Maintenance Trades Carmichael Mine

Downer is a diversified engineering and services business. With over 19,000 employees they build strong relationships of trust with customers, truly understanding and predicting their needs and bringing them world leading insights and solutions.

Expression of Interest Maintenance Trades Carmichael Mine

Mining division is Australia’s leading diversified mining contractor. As part of this team you’ll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to provide safe, ethical and environmentally conscious outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Position Summary

The Carmichael coal mine is a proposed thermal coal mine in the north of the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland.

The proposed mine is situated approximately 630 kilometres north west of Rockhampton, and around 460 kilometres south west of Townsville. Employees will commute on a FIFO basis from the local townships of Rockhampton and Townsville.

As the primary Contractor, Downer Mining’s services will include mine planning, drilling, blasting, overburden removal, coal mining, coal processing, rehabilitation, civil works and maintenance of mobile and fixed plant.

They are now welcome Expression of Interest applications from Mining Maintenance/ Trades Personnel in the following job categories:

  • Diesel Fitters
  • Auto Electricians
  • HV Electricians
  • Boilermakers
  • Yard personnel
  • Service personnel

You will need to be a skilled, enthusiastic and safety conscious individual who is looking for their next challenge.

About You

  • Relevant heavy vehicle/ trade qualifications as applicable
  • Proven experience within an open cut mining operation or heavy industry
  • Demonstrated initiative and a flexible approach to work with effective communication skills
  • An overarching commitment to safe work practices and continuous improvement.

What they can offer

  • A Permanent full time position
  • Attractive 7/7 roster
  • FIFO from Rockhampton or Townsville with camp style accommodation
  • Access to a range of career development and advancement opportunities
  • A diverse and supportive work environment where individuals are encouraged to show initiative
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm
  • The chance to join a dynamic and successful business.

How to apply

If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team please Apply online now with an up to date CV.

Click Apply for Expression of Interest – Maintenance/Trades (Carmichael Mine)

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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