Longwall Automation Technicians – Underground Coal Mine jobs in QLD
Contract Mining Resources provides experienced personnel to the mining industry. They hand pick the right candidates for each role to ensure they provide the best candidates for each role.
About the role
Are you ready to get out of the dust, operate state of the art equipment and bring longwall mining into the future? Training will be provided to the right candidates as new and exciting innovative equipment is introduced into this longwall mine.
Benefits and perks
- On the job training.
- Excellent hourly rate.
- Camp accommodation and meals provided.
- View to long term/permanent employment.
- Operate state of the art equipment.
Skills and experience
- Minimum 5 years experience as an operator, electrical or mechanical tradesman in LW mining.
- Electrical trade certification and Queensland electrical license preferred but not essential.
- Mechanical trade certification preferred but not essential.
- Knowledge of LW automation systems preferred but not essential.
- Current Australian Passport and Driver’s license.
- Current Surface and Underground Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*.
- Current Coal Board Medical including chest X-ray for underground work.
- Glencore Generic Induction preferred but not essential.
- Ability to work in a team and unsupervised.
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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*Apply for Experienced Longwall Coal Mining Automation Technicians Mechanical QLD
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.