Trade Assistants Jobs Mackay - WorkPac - iMINCO

Trade Assistant Jobs Mackay – WorkPac

Trade Assistant Jobs Mackay with Painter and Blasters for Coal Terminal work

WorkPac are currently looking for experienced Trade Assistants to work with Painter Blasters for a Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal.

These roles are on-going with good rates of pay and penalty rates for overtime.

This is a DIDO job so you must have your own accommodation in the Mackay area.


  • Set up and preparation for Painting and Blasting activities
  • Helping Tradesman
  • Maintain a high level of Safety


If you are applying, then note that there is an on-boarding process for these jobs so you may be required to undertake skills testing, pre-employment medicals and drug and alcohol testing.

If you are not willing to undertake or complete these, you will not be considered for these roles.

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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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