Heavy Mining Diesel Mechanical Fitters Job Tradesperson Rockhampton

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Engineering Tradesperson – Heavy Diesel Mechanical Fitters

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A leading coal company with mines in New South Wales, Western Australia and Queensland, client is one of the largest coal producers in Australia.

The Role

They have multiple opportunities for Mechanical Fitters to join our client’s growing maintenance team, based at Blackwater (2 hours drive west of Rockhampton). Reporting to the Mechanical Superintendent, you will service and repair large scale heavy diesel mining equipment.

The role offers a 7 on, 7 off lifestyle roster, 10.5 hour day or night shifts and a great salary package. The company is focused on developing its people, and offers company provided camp facilities or an accommodation subsidy (by application).

Some of your key responsibilities will include: 

  • Maintenance of plant and machinery within a mining environment
  • Repair and service all types of plant and equipment including electric truck and hydraulic excavators
  • Fault finding and diagnostics

Remuneration for this role will be discussed with relevant candidates.

Selection Criteria

To be successful in your application for this role, you will have experience in the coal mining industry (essential) and the following skills and experience:

  • Relevant trade qualifications/certificate
  • Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* Generic Surface induction
  • Relevant Black Coal competencies
  • Proven experience in fault-finding, repairs and servicing of heavy mining equipment
  • Strong safety focus including thorough knowledge of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act as it relates to your individual responsibilities
  • Demonstrated advanced mechanical knowledge and ability
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Competency in MS Office applications and basic computer literacy
  • Ability to work productively, and with initiative and drive under tight time-frames and pressure
  • Ability to think laterally, adapt, improve and learn, together with a mature, flexible and collaborative team approach is essential

If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.

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If the above role appeals to you APPLY today!

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*

Sound like you? Candidates interested in pursuing this role should apply NOW! Press APPLY on this ad, and forward your resume to Marley Halter. 

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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.

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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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