Underground Coal Mining Operator Central QLD - iMINCO Mining

Recruiting New to Industry Underground Coal Mining Operators for an immediate start Central QLD

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Underground Operator – New To Industry

One Key Resources have partnered with Rio Tinto Kestrel Mine to provide skilled labour and professional services across the mines operation. Building on both organizations strengths and success, Rio Tinto has chosen to strategically partner with One Key Resources to offer the Emerald & Capella community local employment opportunities and continuity through long term work.

Kestrel Mine seeks to be more than just a major source of local employment and economic growth, rather to work in partnership with the local community to help provide positive and sustainable outcomes for the Emerald region. Overall there objective is to develop strong values based teams who live out the ideals of safety, teamwork, respect, integrity and excellence.

About the Position

Due to increased operational demands, they are currently recruiting New to Industry Underground Operators for an immediate start. These positions will provide the successful candidates with an opportunity to acquire the skills and qualifications required to kick start their career in Mining.

Key duties of the role include:

  • Undertake training for the safe operation of Production and Support equipment in an Underground Coal Mine
  • Maintain housekeeping to a high standard which will involve manual labour;
  • Complete task specific Risk Assessments – Take 5’s and JHA’s
  • Be actively involved in Safety and Process improvement discussions

Underground Coal Mining Operator Central QLD

To be successful you will have

  • Demonstrated work history
    • Agricultural, Civil Construction or Military experience (highly desirable)
  • A strong commitment to safety, teamwork and the environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical & drug and alcohol testing
  • Reside within the Emerald or Capella regions

In return, these positions offer

  • Immediate start – long term work opportunities
  • Industry leading Trainee Miner Program
  • $51.00 Per hour + Superannuation + Long Service Leave
  • 12 hour shifts – bus to and from site
  • Lifestyle roster – 5/4/5/5
  • Residential role – be home after every shift!
  • Laundry service
  • Local onsite point of contact

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As an equal opportunity employer One Key Resources values diversity among workforce. Females and Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply. If you would like to be considered for this opportunity apply online now!

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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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