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Pre-Strip Operator Coal Mining Job Bowen Basin
- $48.92 – $52.07 p/h + Super paid on all hrs worked
- 7:7 day/night roster
- All meals and accommodation provided
Experienced operator required for a position within the Bowen Basin on a 7:7 day/night roster.
There client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. The client currently has a vacancy available for an experienced pre-strip operator to work on a 7:7 roster.
Your new role
This role will require, but not be limited to, the loading of haul trucks with an electric rope shovel, complete floor clean ups to keep the dig to design, use GPS machine guidance systems and keep areas clean to preserve truck tyres and mechanical soundness.
To be a suitable applicant for this position you will require:
- Coal Board Medical
- Standard 11 Induction Training
- Drivers License
- Mandatory – Dozer ticket (D10, D11)
- Mandatory – CAT 7495 Electric Rope Shovel
- Experience with GPS machine guidance systems
- Other desirable skills – Excavator, cable tractor, cable handling
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you a position within the Bowen Basin region operating on a 7:7 day/night roster. You will be paid super for all hours worked on site and all meals and accommodation will be provided to you by the client.
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Would you like to apply for this job?
If you believe you are suitable for this role and match the above criteria then please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Sarah Harrison by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button. Alternatively you can call the Mackay office on 07 4960 1100 to discuss the role further.
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 Induction TrainingApply for Pre-Strip Operator Coal Mining Job Bowen Basin Queensland
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