Highwall Mining Operators and Trades Project in Central QLD

Highwall Mining Operators and Trades Mining project in Central Queensland

Highwall Mining Operators and Trades

The UGM Group is a leading group of companies in the contracting industry specializing in the supply of mining services and production support to the NSW and QLD coal mining industry.

  • Positions in Moura, Central QLD
  • 7 on / 7off roster
  • Accommodation provided

They are looking for applications from the following experienced, safety focused and motivated mine workers to join UGM and become part of High wall Mining project in Central QLD:

  • Fitters;
  • Electricians; and
  • Operators

Role:

These roles are responsible for the day to day operation of our ADDCAR plant and equipment fleet providing technical and/or other support to enable the project to function at optimum capacity.

Essential criteria:

  • Trades persons must possess an Australian recognized Trade Certificate and Certificate of Proficiency
  • Electricians require an Electrical License, EEHA and HV Switching qualifications
  • Current Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* Induction
  • Current Qld Coal Board Medical

Interested applicants should submit a current resume together with supporting documentation.

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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™

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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