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?
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Surface Coal Driller Jobs – Bowen Basin
Attention all Coal Drillers
Looking for competent coal drillers in the Bowen Basin to join growing team and in return they offer excellent equipment and working conditions for the right people.
Mitchell Services (MSV) is a leading provider of drilling services to the global exploration, mining and energy industries. They offer long term roles at key client sites in the Bowen Basin area, they offer well-maintained equipment, and the opportunity to join a great team with a fantastic culture.
The role of the Driller is to recover an accurate core sample as per customer 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 Queensland Energy division, they are now seeking applications from suitably qualified Drilling candidates to undertake a difficult drilling programs in the Bowen Basin.
You will be an experienced coal driller with many years of drilling knowledge and a good understanding of the ground conditions in and around the Bowen Basin region.
You will be ready to accept the many difficult drilling challenges that occur on your rig. You will take pride in providing leadership and mentoring to your offsiders whilst operating your drill rig in a safe manner.
As the role is an immediate start, the Inherent requirements for this position are as follows.
- Must have Coal Exploration experience /
- HR licence mandatory (above desirable)
- Certificate III Drilling Operations is a requirement
- Standard 11 Induction Training (Current)
- Supervisor S123 Qualification (is highly desired)
- Carry out the risk management process (G2) (is highly desired)
- A current Provide First Aid / CPR (is highly desired)
- A good level of physical fitness is an inherent requirement,
- The ability to pass a functional assessment.
- The ability to pass a pre-employment medical
- The ability to pass drug & alcohol screening
The role will ideally be FIFO or DIDO Mackay and surrounds, you will be working on a 14 on 7 off roster with some Night shifts that may be required as per the client’s requirements.
If you feel you have the required skills and are searching to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.
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About the Bowen Basin
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 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.
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