Diesel Fitters & Drill Fitters
They have immediate requirements for Trade Qualified Heavy Equipment Fitters and Drill Fitters for mining opportunities in the Bowen Basin.
To be considered you should have experience maintaining mobile mining machinery and or drills.
Experience on any or all of the following will be highly regarded:
- High tonnage Caterpillar and/or Komatsu trucks
- O&K and/or Hitachi excavators
- Ancillary earthmoving / mining machinery
- Electric shovels
- Blast Hole Drills
You must already possess a current Coal Board Medical and BMA Induction.
Transport will be provided from Rockhampton to site, along with accommodation and messing.
- Kerri Rohlf
- Principal Consultant
- (07) 3120 0900
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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.