"Foot in the door" mining jobs - iMINCO Mining Training Information

"Foot in the door" mining jobs

This is the type of job that can get you a “foot in the door” on a mine site.

This job was advertised recently in the Mining and Resources section of job-finder website “SEEK” under the keyword “forklift”:


Forklift driver needed for immediate start!

  • Immediate start – 3 week contract
  • Based in Moranbah
  • Accommodation and Meals provided

A leading company that specialises in onsite storage seek a Forklift driver for an immediate start. This contract will only be for a 3 week period. This is the perfect opportunity to get your foot in the door as the company out on site are looking to fill potential roles.

Successful applicants must have their Coal Board Generics, A current Fork Lift License and be available to start immediately

If you are a Qld resident you can apply for asubsidy to doyour forklift licence.Subsidy information here

As this is an immediate start only candidates in Mackay and surrounding regions need apply. If you are currently working on a casual basis or are not currently working then this an opportunity not to be missed. Apply NOW!


Mining Job Information

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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