Plant Operator – Quarries
Plant Operator Fixed plant Quarries Mining Canberra NSW
- Competitive hourly rate on offer
- Join a leading construction materials company
- Employment stability – permanent full-time position
An opportunity exists to join there Quarries Team as a Plant Operator based at our Hall Quarry (ACT). In addition to Operation of the site’s mobile equipment and general maintenance of both mobile and fixed plant and equipment, the role also involves the operation of the plant and its resources.
Key of Duties:
- Compliance with OH&S policies, procedures and legislation, which includes participation in site safety meetings
- Operating Dump truck, front end loaders and other mobile and fixed plant
- Operation of materials handling plants, weighbridge etc.
- Labouring duties as required
- Basic maintenance and plant cleaning as required
Skills and Experience:
- Quarry or mining operations experience (desirable, but not essential)
- Mechanical troubleshooting inclination
- Basic PC skills
- Be reliable and punctual
- Personal drive and a customer focus
- The flexibility to work Monday to Saturday
- Employment stability
- Competitive hourly rate
- Genuine career development opportunities
- Organization dedicated to health, safety and the environment
Boral is an international building and construction materials group, with its headquarters in Sydney, Australia. With more than A$5.0 billion worth of annualized sales, Boral has around 12,000 full-time equivalent employees working across over 550 operating sites including joint ventures. Boral produces and distributes a broad range of construction materials, including quarry products, cement, fly ash, pre-mix concrete and asphalt; and building products, including clay bricks and pavers, clay and concrete roof tiles, concrete masonry products, plasterboard and timber. Boral primarily serves customers in the building and construction industries with operations concentrated in three key geographical markets – Australia, the USA and Asia.
Boral values and is committed to creating a diverse working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitable applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.
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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.