Underground Boilermaker Cannington Mining Operator QLD - iMINCO

South32 are currently seeking for experienced Underground Boilermaker Jobs Cannington Mining Operator QLD

Underground Boilermaker Cannington Mining Operator QLD

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Underground Boilermaker Cannington Mining Operator QLD

They are a globally diversified mining and metals company with operations in Australia, South Africa and South America. Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, securities for South32 trade on three exchanges, the Australian Securities exchange (ASX), Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and London Stock Exchange (LSE).

There purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.

There people are central to success and demonstrate determination to be a best-in-class operator. They aspire to be an inclusive organization, where their workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where they operate.

Cannington is one of the world’s largest and lowest-cost producers of silver and lead. Located in northwest Queensland, Cannington boasts an underground mine and processing facility situated approximately 800 kilometers west of Townsville and a concentrate handling facility at the Port of Townsville.

Capabilities and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Supervisor Mining Mechanical, the purpose of this role is to safely maintain equipment to the defined standards and procedures to ensure plant availability targets are achieved and to execute the work arising from breakdowns safety to a high standard. In addition, you will:

  • Ensure that Mechanical installations and equipment are maintained in accordance with the appropriate Australian standards
  • Assist with the management of spare parts/refurbishment of rotable equipment to improve service life, reliability, reduce costs etc
  • Assist in the control of maintenance inventory
  • Assist the Mechanical Group to capture good, reliable work order data in order to generate accurate reliability figures
  • Ensure maintenance strategies and activities are captured in SAP for all Mechanical maintenance activities
  • Assist in the development of Procedures, maintenance plans and Work Instructions


  • Trade Qualified Boilermaker
  • Welding Training/ and or Welding Certification
  • Experience with SAP or similar computerized maintenance management system
  • Safe working and able to work as part of a multi discipline maintenance team
  • Ability to work underground

Underground Boilermaker Cannington Mining Operator QLD

What does South32 offer?

  • FIFO from Townsville or Brisbane on a 7 days on 7 days off roster (working both days and nights)
  • 14 Weeks paid parental leave and a return to work lump payment
  • Flexible work schemes
  • Superannuation Matching Contributions
  • Education and Career Development
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Competitive Salaries

They are always seeking people who share values to join the team. The people are fundamental to our success. They are focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

They look forward to receiving your application and exploring this opportunity with you very soon.

Would you like to apply?

This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*

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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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