Goonyella Riverside Mining Shutdown Maintenance Mackay QLD

Job Opportunity available at Goonyella Riverside seeking experienced Mining Shutdown Maintenance - Mackay QLD

Downer EDI-Mackay QLD

Goonyella Riverside Mine Shutdown – Trades and Non Trades

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight work closely with customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Downer’s Engineering, Construction & Maintenance division supports our customers through the asset life cycle, from initial feasibility and design through to construction, commissioning, operation, ongoing asset management and decommissioning.

Position summary

Downer are seeking candidates with previous coal experience to join casual shutdown crew for an upcoming 2-month Wash Plant shutdown at the Goonyella Riverside Mine on a 4/2 Roster starting Mid October 2018.

Goonyella Riverside Mining Shutdown Maintenance Mackay QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

Require the following:

  • Mechanical Fitters
  • Boilermakers
  • Riggers
  • Trades Assistants

About you:

  • Relevant recognized trade certification
  • BMA induction
  • Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* Certificate
  • Confined space/Working at heights
  • Current Coal Board medical (desirable)
  • Available to start Mid October 18

Please note, Downer do not accept resumes via email and please ensure you attach copies of your Resume, Licenses, Trade Papers/tickets and proof of eligibility to work in Australia i.e. passport/birth certificate to your online application.

Please note, this is a Registration of interest only and does not imply they have current positions available in the above disciplines.

As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, they encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply.

All upcoming projects will be advertised on the Downer website specifically once projects are awarded and details are available. For technical inquiries, email michael.bernard@downergroup.com

NOTE: This is a sample of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained mining and heavy machinery equipment. Each job requires different levels of education, experience and qualifications. Wherever possible, link to the courses we offer will be provided as links. We encourage you to continue to do your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.

How to apply

This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*

Apply for Goonyella Riverside Mine Shutdown – Trades and Non Trades-QLD

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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