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How To Use Jobs Boards

We have created a short video that shows you to use the big jobs boards to search for mining roles. You will learn how to use these jobs boards effectively and find out other ways they can help you.

How to use the big jobs boards


Meet Mick

Read the story of Mick. He is a 36 year old who increased his job opportunities by looking beyond the jobs boards. Follow his journey and learn other methods for job searching on the internet.

A day in the life of a job searcher


Mining Companies

Here is a list of the leading mining companies and companies who offer mining trainee-ships and mining apprenticeships. This list will give you a head start when looking for mining job opportunities with the big mining companies.

See the list of mining companies


Mining Contractors

Mining Contractors play a pivotal role in the resources sector. They employ a greater amount of people than the mines themselves. It is sometimes much easier to gain employment through a contractor first – then move up the ranks.

See the list of mining contractors


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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