Heavy Diesel Fitters - Heavy Diesel Mechanics - Bowen Basin - iMINCO

Heavy Diesel Fitters - Heavy Diesel Mechanics Mining and Civil Industry - Queensland, Western Australia

Heavy Diesel Mechanics and Heavy Diesel Fitters needed Bowen Basin

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Mackay & Coalfields, Queensland location.

This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

You need a Standard 11 Mining Induction to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure what this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.

This job asks for motivated people. How do you motivate yourself?

Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.

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Heavy Diesel Fitters – Heavy Diesel Mechanics

Mader is a leading supplier of quality tradespeople, workshop services and tooling to the Australian mining and civil industry.

Since 2005 Mader has expanded rapidly and now deploys 400 staff throughout the major mining regions of Queensland, Western Australia & the Northern Territory as well as internationally.

The dedicated team at madergroup.com.au deliver first class service though their extensive  knowledge and experience within the industry and having passion and pride in their daily work

This has only been made possible by recruiting and retaining the best workforce possible.  Mader currently employs the largest number of ex-OEM trained mechanics in Australia.

Come and join the MQ team!

The Career Opportunities:

Mader Queensland is currently seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic Heavy Diesel Fitters – Heavy Diesel Mechanics to join the Qld  team.

They have field service and rostered site positions available, offering a variety of rosters including a 7+7, 5n2. They also offer a variety of extended rosters for those who are keen on doing that little bit extra.

Reporting to their Field Service coordinators, you will provide support to a wide variety of clients and sites throughout the Queensland Bowen Basin.

Preference will be given to those currently residing in the Bowen Basin, or those willing to relocate to Mackay, however candidates from all locations will be considered for FIFO roles

Benefits of working with Mader

  • Super paid ON ALL hours worked
  • LSL Entitlements
  • Flexible rosters
  • Mader years of Service awards
  • Travel Club
  • Mader International – potential for overseas work
  • Regular team events
  • Mate of Mader (MOM) bonus scheme
  • Salary Packaging

The Requirements:

  • 3+ years post trade experience
  • Applicable trade certificate
  • 3+ years of mining or civil experience
  • Preference will be given to mechanics with Ex-OEM experience
  • High attention to detail and a strong approach to safety
  • Current Standard 11 Induction Training Coal mine induction
  • Current Coal Board Medical
  • Current S,1,2,3 – Supervisor qualification highly desirable
  • Current mine site inductions preferred


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About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.

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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to 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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