Underground Mining Cat Bogger Operators FIFO QLD - iMINCO Mining

Barminco is currently seeking suitably experienced U/G Bogger Operators for Dugald River operations in QLD


QLD Underground CAT Bogger Operators

Barminco is an international leader in mechanized hard rock underground mining with operations throughout Australia, Africa, Egypt and India. Established in Western Australia in 1989, they have spent over 25 years building a strong reputation for being a safe and high performing underground mining services contractor.

They are driven by the continued success at operations and exceeding client’s expectations – both in terms of safety and performance.

The collective talent and expertise of their workforce is the key to success, and are looking for talented people to join their business. They seek to build teams who are loyal, committed to their company values and dedicated to helping clients.

In return, they provide state of the art facilities, equipment, technology and opportunities to work on projects in Australia and Overseas. They look forward to receiving your application for the following position.

These opportunities are permanent positions, FIFO out of Cairns, Townsville or Brisbane on 2/2 rosters.

Underground Mining Cat Bogger Operators FIFO QLD-Australian mining

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Bog development headings and stockpiles to trucks
  • Keep trucks operating at full efficiency ensuring all ore, low grade, marginal and waste are kept separate
  • Bog out and clean faces. This may also include inspecting for miss-fires including notification to Shift Supervisor, hosing down and scaling
  • Remote Bog from open stopes using Tele-Remotes
  • Tram material from stockpiles and other bogging duties as required
  • Keep all roads in working area tidy and free from pooling water and other potential hazards
  • Manual and tele-remote bogging of production stopes to stockpiles.

Underground Mining Cat Bogger Operators FIFO QLD

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience with Sandvik and/or Cat Boggers
  • Experience with Tele-Remote Boggers
  • Current & Valid Australian Driver License
  • Rights to Work in Australia
  • Ability to pass a PEM & DAS
  • Suitable National Police Clearance
  • Solid history in an Underground mining operation
  • Reliability and good work ethic
  • Strong safety and hazard identification

Your proactive attitude to safety and highly driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee, who aligns with Barminco’s values and can do’ attitude. You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, opportunities for career progression and development and the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work / life balance.

If successful, a full pre-employment medical, including a drug and alcohol screen will be required, as well as a National Police Clearance.

If you have the skills and experience to be an asset to Barminco’s Operations Team, they welcome your application.

Would you like to apply?

Your interest and experience can be expressed by clicking on the ‘Apply Now‘ button 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*

Apply for Experienced Underground Mining Cat Bogger Operators FIFO QLD

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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Caterpillar Haul truck 793

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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.

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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