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

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 *Standard 11 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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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™

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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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