TRADE ASSISTANTS - German Creek shutdown jobs

Confined Space Sentries / Trade Assistants

Confined Space Sentries / Trade Assistants

About the Role

We are currently looking for Trade Assistants/ Confined Space Sentries for an upcoming shutdown within the Gladstone Region.Applicants must have local accommodation and be available for a start early April.

Shutdown work for trade assistants at German Creek mine site with food and accommodation provided. The German Creek Coal Mine is an underground coal mine 25kilometres south west of Middlemount in the Bowen Basin.

If you make yourself available, have inductions and are reliable, this is on offer;

  • Day & night shifts
  • All meals and accommodation
  • Competitive pay rate.
  • Down days, break downs and occasional shutdowns.

To be considered for these opportunities you will requirethe following;

  • Current Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* (S11) – German Creek inductions
  • Current Mine Inductions
  • German Creek Mine induction
  • Current Coal Board Medical (CBM)
  • Working at Heights (WAH)
  • Confined Space Ticket (CS)

Skills and Experience

To be successful for this role you will have:
* Current RTAYFitness for Work Medical (Or Happy to Obtain at Own Cost)
* Current Confined Space AND Working at Heights Ticket (Within 2 years)
* QLDDrivers License and Own Transport

***Due to the nature of the immediate start of this role we are unable to assist with the cost of obtaining FFW. ***

Why work for WorkPac

WorkPac have over 45 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia with us. As WorkPac has such a large footprint, we know our local areas and are always helping our local community.

There are other shutdowns in the pipeline. The advertiser is also seeking people for Saraji, Goonyella, Peak Downs, Callide and Dawson mine sites.

If you have other mine site inductions in Qld, they are happy to consider you for other shutdowns coming up.

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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.

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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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