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 to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure that this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.
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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Mine Site Relief Diesel Fitter Maintenance Mining Shutdown
The client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. This company currently has an opportunity available for an Experienced Diesel Fitter to commence a role immediately on site as you are required. There is no set roster for this vacancy, you will only work as required for relief coverage shifts.
Your new role
The Client is seeking an Experienced Diesel Fitter with experience and skills in a similar role. This position is an immediate start on a coal mine site located near Dysart.
This role will see you completing general maintenance duties and working on shut downs as requiring on site.
What you’ll need to succeed
- As well as holding current Diesel Fitter Trade
- You also must have a current Coal Board Medical and Standard 11 Induction Training; or willing to obtain.
- It is also desirable that you hold a Working a Heights Certificate
- Confined Space Certificate, EWP Ticket or Franna Ticket.
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you an immediate start in the Bowen Basin area with your camp accommodation and meals supplied by the client for when you’re rostered on site.
You will be paid super for all hours worked on site and there is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.
Alternatively, if this role isn’t quite right for you – you can contact your Resources and Mining Experts today on 07 4960 1100 to discuss other opportunities.
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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 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.
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