Multi Skilled Coal Mining Plant Operators Bowen Basin
Multi Skilled Coal Mining Heavy Mobile Plant Operators Queensland
The Hail Creek open cut coal mine in the Bowen Basin Region of Central Queensland, located 120 kilometers from Mackay, supplies up to eight million tonnes of hard coking coal to steel mills in Asia and Europe each year.
The Hail Creek Mine is an example of the company providing more than local employment opportunities but also ensuring economic growth for the area as it also works to create positive outcomes for the wider Mackay Region
About the Role
Opportunities exist for skilled and experienced Civil equipment operators for a 6 month minimum term contract to complete a Civil Construction Project on the Hail Creek mine site.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Operating 637 Scraper and or 12/14/16 Grader
- Work rotating life style roster
- Pre-start che Multi-skilled Civil Operators
Rio Tinto Coal Australia is a leading mining company in Australia with an established record for developing and managing world standard open cut, as well as underground, coal mines.
- 637 scraper essential 2 years minimum experience
- 12/14/16 grader essential 2 years minimum experience
- Loader, Dozer , Excavator skills advantageous
- Current Drivers License
- Current Coal Board Medical
- Current Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*
- High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
- Your key focus is safety with a high attention to detail to abide by site procedures
- Camp and meals provided
- Lifestyle Roster, Day shift only
- BIBO from Mackay day of Shift
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Click on the apply button or for more information please contact:
- Kelsey Hobson – Recruitment Coordinator
- (07) 4969 4706
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 Multi Skilled Coal Mining Heavy Mobile Plant Operators Queensland
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.