Drill Crew – Local to Wollongong / Lake Illawarra
Reporting into Driller and Rig Manager, they are seeking Offsiders and Trainee Drillers who are reliable, hardworking and have a proactive attitude towards safety to join team on a full-time, fixed term basis.
Lucas is a Specialist Engineering, Construction and Drilling service provider to the energy, mining and infrastructure sectors. In each market, out multi-disciplined teams have earned a reputation for innovative solutions and reliable project delivery.
What your day will look like:
You will support senior rig crew members in the daily operations of a rig by assisting in the maintenance and operation of drilling equipment, tools and support vehicles.
Seeking Offsiders and Trainee Drillers local to Wollongong/ Illawarra and surrounding areas to join projects within NSW operations.
- Hold a current HR Truck License (minimum requirement – essential)
- Have previous labouring or offsiding experience (advantage)
- Exploration Drilling Experience (Diamond Core Drilling experience)
- Applicable RII's [...Learn about RII's] Certificate in Drilling Operations appropriate to your level
- RII's [...Learn about RII's] Competencies for Front End Loader/Telehandler/Excavator/ Non-slewing Crane (Preferred)
- Demonstrated experience working in remote areas and on a roster.
What is on Offer:
- 5/2 Roster – go home each night
This is an opportunity to work for a market leader and be part of our company’s future success. At Lucas, they underpin technical expertise and experience with values of care, efficiency, respect, integrity and working as one team. Strategy is to provide a safe and productive workplace where people feel valued and can achieve their full potential – this is the Lucas difference.
If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.
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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
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™
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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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.