Click Here to download our Expert Mining Resume Guide.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?
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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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Entry-Level Blast Crew Blackwater, QLD
Mining Blast Crew Blackwater Mine sites Bowen Basin QLD Wesfarmers Curragh Mine and BMA Blackwater mine
Due to recent successes at Dyno Nobel they have mining jobs for Entry Level Blast Crew position in the mining centre of Queensland, the Bowen Basin. These jobs are based at Wesfarmers Curragh Mine and BMA Blackwater mine. You may already live in Blackwater or DIDO to their mine site and stay in camp accommodation during your swing.
The role of a Blast Crew member is to safely and efficiently prepare a shot, this includes but is not limited to shot security, measuring, baiting of holes and back filling. To ensure that you are prepared and confident to perform your role you will receive the right safety training and always be under the supportive and strong supervision of one of Shotfirers.
Opportunities they can offer on full-service sites are as follows:
- Wesfarmers Curragh Mine | 7/7 Roster | DIDO
- BMA Blackwater Mine | Lifestyle Roster 5/4/5/5/4/5 | DIDO or Residential Blackwater
To get this job, you must have:
- A good understanding of the mining industry, in particular Drill and Blast (includes awareness of the various adversities you may face in this role)
- A current Coal Board Medical or the ability to pass (D&A test and Functional Capacity)
- Ability to pass a Qld SSAN Security Clearance
- Standard 11 Induction Training (desirable)
- BMA Core and Site Inductions (desirable)
- Heavy Rigid License (desirable)
You must be comfortable working night shifts as well as committing to a fixed term arrangement (with the potential to continue to permanent).
Mining Blast Crew Blackwater Mine sites Bowen Basin QLD
At the heart of Incitec Pivot’s culture is business excellence and a culture of safety is paramount. You will play an integral part in promoting Health Safety & Environment (HSE) procedures to ensure Zero Harm at all times. You will also be familiar with modern safety practices as well as have the ability to pass a pre-employment medical assessment (including a drug and alcohol screen).
Incitec Pivot Limited is a proud member of the Diversity Council of Australia and Male Champions of Change, and holds a State Chair position on the National Association of Women in Operations.
They support diversity in the workplace; Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.
Working at Dyno Nobel means you’ll be working with a innovator in the explosives industry. Dyno Nobel, a business of Incitec Pivot Limited, is a global leader in commercial explosives. Dyno Nobel operates in multiple countries and geographies across the globe. Dyno Nobel is the market leader in North America – the largest explosives market in the world – and the second largest supplier in Australia – the third largest explosives market in the world.
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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