General Trades Assistant Perth Australia - iMINCO Mining

Currently looking for an experienced Trades Assistant to assist with a variety of duties

General Trades Assistant

The BTP Group is a subsidiary of Ausdrill Ltd, and is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of machinery parts and equipment to the mining and earthmoving industries, nationwide.

BTP in Hazelmere (Perth) is currently experiencing a great amount of growth with increasing workloads from clients. 

To join their team applicants will need to have worked in a similar environment in a similar capacity. You must be able to work individually or as part of a team. Successful applicants will need attention to detail, have a great work ethic and be safety conscious.


  • Previous experience working in a mechanical workshop environment essential
  • Previous mechanical experience an advantage
  • Current Forklift licence an advantage
  • WA “HR” driver licence an advantage
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Be reliable and punctual
  • Physically fit

Duties include:

  • Assist trades people where required
  • Keeping work areas tidy and clean free from obstructions
  • Cleaning and washing parts
  • Assist in receiving materials
  • Delivery and pick up of materials where required
  • Other duties as required


  • Level of pay dependent on experience
  • Ongoing development
  • Potential for internal advancement

Applicants must be prepared to undergo pre-employment medicals including drugs and alcohol testing and also functional assessments.

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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.

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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