Rig Mechanics Heavy Vehicle Diesel Drill Fitters Coal Mine QLD - iMINCO

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Lucas Mining

Experienced Rig Mechanics/ Heavy Vehicle Diesel Mechanics / Drill Fitters – FIFO Brisbane

Lucas is a Specialist Engineering, Construction and Drilling service provider to the energy, mining and infrastructure sectors. In each market, multi-disciplined teams have earned a reputation for innovative solutions and reliable project delivery.

Rig Mechanics Heavy Vehicle Diesel Drill Fitters Coal Mine QLD

About the Role

They are looking for experienced candidates who are reliable, hard working and have a proactive attitude towards their work. Lucas is offering opportunities for people who are trade qualified and have relevant experience. Candidates with previous Coal Mine Site Experience are highly regarded. 

Please note any application without the minimum requirement of a HR Truck license are unable to be considered. 

Rig Mechanics Heavy Vehicle Diesel Drill Fitters Coal Mine QLD


Rig Mechanics/ Heavy Vehicle Diesel Mechanics / Drill Fitters

  • Trade Qualified Diesel Fitters/ Heavy Vehicle Mechanics/ Plant Mechanics (Essential)
  • Demonstrated experience working in Drilling Rigs and associated plant & equipment (Essential)
  • Experience working with Hydraulics (Essential)
  • HC/MC Truck License (Preferred), HR Truck License (Essential)
  • Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* or GIQ inducted (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience working in remote areas and on a roster.


  • FIFO Roles on 14/14
  • Attractive and competitive remuneration
  • Career development opportunities – on the job technical training to nationally accredited courses.
  • Opportunity to work for an industry leader

NOTE: This is a sample of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained pre-hospital health care qualifications. Each job requires different levels of education, experience and qualifications. Wherever possible, link to the courses we offer will be provided as links. We encourage you to continue to do your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.

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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.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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