Underground Electricians Fitters Operators QLD Bowen Basin

Underground Electricians Fitters Operators QLD Bowen Basin

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This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

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Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.

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Longwall Electricians Fitters Operators – QLD

Underground Electricians Fitters Operators QLD

Currently recruiting for Underground Electricians/Fitters/Operators with Longwall experience for upcoming projects in the Bowen Basin.

The successful candidate will need to have a proactive attitude towards safety, a positive and productive focus and excellent interpersonal skills with a strong emphasis on team work.

Mandatory qualifications and experience required

Specified role: 

  • 2 Years Experience working in underground coal mining
  • Minimum 12 months Longwall Experience
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • QLD Coal Board Medical with Chest X-Ray
  • Standard 11 Induction Training for Underground
  • Trade Certificates
  • DES Certificate
  • Electrical Licence
  • Install & Maintain Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas (EEHA)
  • Conduct Underground Lifting and Slinging
  • S123 & G2 required for Supervisors and Leading Hands

Desirable skills and experience: 

  • EIMCO 130 / ED10 / LH40 / MH60
  • Driftrunner

TECH SERVE offer: 

  • Accommodation and meals while on roster
  • Competitive market rates
  • 7/7 Roster available


They deliver a complete resource solution for underground mining, providing trade qualified electricians, fitters, engineers, supervisors and project managers for a diverse range of areas within the resource sectors. There highly skilled personnel are available for both short and long term projects.

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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 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 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


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