Underground Coal Miner
Your new employer works both within Australia and around the World, offering drilling services to the mining industry. This organisation has just been awarded new contracts within the Narrabri region, thus requiring more staff onsite.
About the role
An opportunity has become available for an experience underground coal miner to fill a current vacancy onsite within the Narrabri mining Pits. This will be an onsite role that is start immediate to assist drilling teams to move and operate different drill rigs. This position will be reporting to the supervisor and must adhere to all company policies in regards to PPE, Drugs and Alcohol and performance standards.
What you’ll need to succeed
You will be an experienced underground coal miner that has previously worked in an underground mind and potentially has held a work along permit for an underground mine. You will need to be confident and preferable experience with:
- Operating underground mobile equipment
- Adhering to all safety standards onsite
- Commitment to all OHS policies onsite
- Current Full Drivers Licence
It would be preferable that the successful candidates currently holds an Order 41 Coal Board Medical or ability to pass such medical.
You will have a strong track record in being able to follow direction, to work autonomously but also able to work as part of a team to reach the required deliverable.
What you’ll get in return
A competitive hourly rate will be on offer and you will have the chance to prove yourself within the opportunity. You will be a part of an iconic business which has a focus on great team culture, safety and quality service delivery.
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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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.