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Mackay & Coalfields, Queensland location.

This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

You need a Standard 11 Mining Induction to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure what this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.

Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.

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SIS Driller Jobs Mackay & Coalfields

Mitchell Services are searching for competent SIS Coal Drillers to join their growing energy team to operate their SIS Rigs in the Bowen Basin region. In return they offer excellent remuneration and working conditions for the right people.

The Role :

The role of the SIS Coal Driller is to execute the hole plan in accordance with the customer’s specifications; in a safe cost-effective manner, while upholding Mitchell Services Values, meeting operational performance targets, participating in safety initiatives, and adhering to company policies and procedures.
Due to continued growth within their Queensland Energy division, they are now seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced SIS Coal Drilling candidates to undertake difficult drilling programs in the Bowen Basin area.

About you :

Experienced SIS coal driller with many years of drilling knowledge and a good understanding of the ground conditions in and around the Bowen Basin region.
Ready to accept the many difficult drilling challenges that occur on your rig (Gallagher / American Auger / Prime Rig). Take pride in providing leadership and mentoring your offsiders whilst operating your drill rig in a safe manner.
Good level of physical fitness with the ability to pass the MSV pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol screening and a functional assessment.
Able to provide a suitable National Police Clearance for site access.

Requirements :

The inherent requirements for this position are as follows.

  • Must have previous experience in SIS Drilling.
  • Previous experience operating Gallagher, American Auger and / or Prime Rigs is highly desirable.
  • HR licence mandatory, HC or MC is highly desirable
  • Well Control Certificate is highly desirable.
  • Certificate III Drilling Operations is a requirement

Site Specific Requirements :

  • A Standard 11 Induction Training (Current)
  • Supervisor S1,2,3 Qualification (Now known as G1,G8,G9)
  • Carry out the risk management process (G2)
  • A current Provide First Aid / CPR
  • National Police Clearance

Please note :

The above site specific requirements have expiry dates and they can assist where required.
You will be working on a 14 on 14 off rotating roster or as per the client’s requirements.
You will ideally be DIDO from the Bowen Basin region or this role will be a FIFO from an agreed point of hire.


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About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.

The Queensland 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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.

  • Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
  • New Hope Corporation Limited
  • QCoal Pty Ltd
  • Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
  • Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
  • Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
  • Conquest Mining Limited
  • Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
  • BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
  • Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
  • Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
  • Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
  • TEC Coal Pty Ltd
  • TerraCom Australia
  • Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
  • Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd

For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list