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UGL is a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. By joining UGL, you will have the opportunity to work with an industry leader, gain invaluable experience and have the support to strive for more in your career.
Due to an ever-increasing amount of incoming work, they have an immediate need for 50+ highly skilled and safety focused Electricians to join there casual shutdown and project crew working on Major CHPP and Dragline shutdowns between October 2017 and February 2018 in the Bowen Basin region. Please note, although accommodation will be provided for the duration of site work, these roles are NOT FIFO.
To be considered for a role it is ESSENTIAL that you have the following skills and experience:
- Current Coal Board Medical with at least 6 months currency
- Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* or BMA Core Induction – issued within last 5 years
- RII's [...Learn about RII's]WHS202D Enter Confined Space – SOA issued within last 2 years
- RII's [...Learn about RII's]WHS204D Work Safely at Heights – SOA issued within last 2 years
- Current Qld Electrical Licence & CPR/LVR
- Mining Experience
Desirable skills and experience include:
- CHPP maintenance experience
- Dragline maintenance experience
- Current induction for mine sites within Bowen Basin
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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
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.