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 before applying for the job. Standard 11 inductions can be completed in 2 days in a face-to-face setting and Standard 11 refreshers can be done online.
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.
Central to all business decisions has been the need to build our reputation on providing quality work in a professional and timely manner. 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. Join the rapidly growing team at Mader Queensland and be treated like a mechanic ….
What are ya Mader? Come and join the MQ team!
Mader Queensland is currently seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic mechanics to join the MQld 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 our Field Service coordinators, you will provide support to a wide variety of clients and sites throughout the 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 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
- 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 S11 Coal mine induction
- Current Coal Board Medical
- Current S123 – highly desirable
- Current mine site inductions preferred
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About the Bowen Basin
The Queensland Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the worldâ€™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 Queenslandâ€™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.
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