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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.
Only applicants with real skills should apply. When sending in your application for the job, be sure to highlight the skills you have which are relevant.
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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Shutdown Trades & Skilled workers
Skilled workers Dragline Shutdown Trades Bowen Basin
No matter where you are at UGL, you will find people who are passionate about what they do; the projects work on, the services provide, the communities in which they work, there principles and there people.
UGL Pty Limited is a diversified services company delivering critical assets and essential services that sustain and enhance the environment in which they live. The capabilities extend across a broad range of services and whole-of-life solutions for diverse industries, utilizing world leading, sustainable and innovative technologies. They partner with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies and government agencies, private enterprise and public institutions.
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 200+ highly skilled and safety focused Fitters, Boilermakers, Electricians, and Intermediate / Advanced Riggers / Scaffolders to join 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.
Skilled workers Dragline Shutdown Trades Bowen Basin
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 Induction Training or BMA Core Induction – issued within last 5 years
- RIIWHS202D Enter Confined Space – SOA issued within last 2 years
- RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights – SOA issued within last 2 years
- Relevant Australian recognized Trade Certificate
- Current and relevant High Risk Work License
- Current Qld Electrical License and CPR/LVR (Electricians)
Desirable skills and experience include:
- Mining experience (Especially for Electricians)
- CHPP maintenance experience
- Dragline maintenance experience
- Current induction for mine sites within Bowen Basin
- First Aid / CPR
If you are confident you have the skills, knowledge and experience to fulfill this role then please apply now via the button below.
Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at UGL, so they welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability or ethnicity. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.
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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
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.