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Confined Space Sentries / Trade Assistants
About the Role
We are currently searching 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 25 kilometres 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 require the following;
- Current Standard 11 Induction 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 RTAY Fitness for Work Medical (Or Happy to Obtain at Own Cost)
* Current Confined Space AND Working at Heights Ticket (Within 2 years)
* QLD Drivers 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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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 worldâ€™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 Queenslandâ€™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