Shotfirers Blast Crew Goldfields Roster FIFO Mining Perth WA

Currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced Shotfirers and Blast Crew

BGC Contracting

Shotfirers Blast Crew (Goldfields) – Expression of Interest

Shotfirers Blast Crew Goldfields Roster FIFO Mining Perth WA

BGC Contracting Pty Ltd is a contract mining and civil construction company with operations in Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland.

Starting from humble beginnings, BGC Contracting has evolved to become one of Australia’s premier mining and construction contractors over the course of time. BGC Contracting is a industry leading player in the provision of mining and construction services across resources, energy and infrastructure sectors.

Shotfirers Blast Crew Goldfields Roster FIFO Mining Perth WA

The successful candidates will need to have strong blasting experience on previous open pit mining projects in Australia.  You will need to have experience in the design and reading of shot plans.  Experience operating IT Loaders and using ShotPlus is preferred but not essential.  You will require a valid Australian drivers license, a current WA Unrestricted Shotfirers License and a current Dangerous Goods Security Card.  You will also need to be able to provide a National Police Clearance certificate.

The shot-firer and blast crew will join the team on a 2&1 roster that will FIFO from Perth and will be living in camp accommodation.

They offer people with the right skills, culture and safety attitude, the opportunity to be a part of a company that will enable them to:

  • Earn excellent pay rates
  • Enjoy exceptional workplace safety
  • Pursue good career opportunities with a company that values its employees.

This is an opportunity to work with a team that will challenge you to develop to your full capacity.

Shotfirers Blast Crew Goldfields Roster FIFO Mining Perth WA

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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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