Mining Electricians Coal handling Processing plant Blackwater

Mining Electricians Coal handling Processing plant Blackwater

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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 what 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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Experience Mining Electricians (Shutdown work QLD)

Mining Electricians Coal handling Processing plant Blackwater

The Blackwater coal mine is located in the Central Queensland south of the town of Blackwater, Queensland . The mine has coal reserves amounting to 877 million tonnes of coking coal, one of the largest coal reserves in Australia and the world. It is owned by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance and has an annual production capacity of 13 million tonnes.

NOTE: BMA has six fully operational mines in the Bowen Basin in Queensland (Broadmeadow, Goonyella Riverside, Peak Downs, Saraji, Crinum and Blackwater), this is the best opportunity to find new jobs at these mines.


The GO2 People have been involved in some of Australia’s largest mining, resources sectors and construction projects including this one at Blackwater which is owned by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance.

The team just wants to secure the best talent out there in the market – are you one of them?

GO2 are seeking experienced Electricians with mining experience for an immediate start in Blackwater, Queensland.

The role will be DIDO for a 2 week shutdown with camp accommodation and meals provided.

The job will involve the following:

  • Working in the coal handling processing plant
  • Shutdown maintenance of conveyors and other equipment
  • Cable tray and cable install

Successful applicants will have previous experience in a similar environment, with a strong work ethic and commitment to safety.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Current QLD Electrical License
  • Current CPR/LVR
  • Existing Coal Board Medical
  • Current Standard 11 Induction Training
  • Commitment to working in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol screening
  • Other qualifications are highly regarded but not essential – Working at Heights, EWP, Dogman, Forklift

About Blackwater

The Blackwater and South Blackwater open-cut mines are owned by the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) whose beneficial owners are BHP Billiton Ltd and Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd.

Read about the BMA mining operations here

The coal mines are located 24 km south of Blackwater and are operated by BMA. Medium volatile hard coking coal, medium volatile weak coking coal and medium volatile thermal coal mined here is exported to Japan, Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East.

Thermal coal is also sold to the Australian market. Saleable coal production for the combined operation is approximately 14 Mtpa. Measured and Indicated coal resources are 877 million tonnes for Blackwater and Blackwater South.

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is Australia’s and the world’s largest supplier of seaborne metallurgical coal.

BMA has six fully operational mines in the Bowen Basin in Queensland (Broadmeadow, Goonyella Riverside, Peak Downs, Saraji, Crinum and Blackwater). BMA is executing three growth projects in Queensland, including the new Caval Ridge and Daunia mines and the third expansion of the Hay Point Coal Terminal.


To be considered for this great opportunity, get your resume ready and click APPLY now or call The GO2 People on 07 3841 7152.

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About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.

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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to 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