Plant Operator Mining and Production Crew Sibelco’s Calliope Operation
Sibelco mines and manufactures a wide range of mineral products for both local and international markets.
Reporting to the Superintendent, this permanent full time role will be primarily responsible for the safe and efficient operation of heavy earth moving and processing equipment in a limestone mine; as well as assist with other areas of the mining and processing operation.
The successful applicants will:
- Be proactive with safety and possess the ability to help implement and follow safety procedures
- Have a current driver’s licence
- Have experience operating
- dump trucks in an open pit mining environment
- front-end loader experience also needed
- excavator preficiency
- crushing or screening plants; and
- hold the relevant competencies
- Be experienced operators with previous load and haul experience in a multi bench, open pit, mining operation.
- Be ready be part of mining projects that are focused on achieving the best possible safety and business outcomes while maintaining quality standards across the operation
Multi-disciplined within the mining team and operations and focus on the correct extraction of ore with minimal contamination. A willingness to develop skills and take on training and instruction with a positive attitude are fundamental to the roles.
There is an expectation that the operators are a flexible part of the Calliope workforce and are willing to be trained in plant and processing operations as required.
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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.