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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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Crane Technician Jobs Mackay
Hays are searching for Crane Technicians to station out in the Mackay & Coalfields region.
- Servicing the Bowen Basin
- $55 with Superannuation on all hours
- Training & ongoing support provided
About *Crane Technician Jobs Mackay :
This role will see you completing maintenance, repairs & installs on overhead & jib cranes both in the workshop and onsite in the Mackay & Bowen Basin Region. You will be responsible for producing a quality install or repairs whilst providing exceptional service.
Majority of your time will be spent servicing multiple sites within the Bowen Basin so an ability to travel Monday to Friday is essential.
What you’ll need to succeed :
To be successful for this role you will ideally hold the following qualifications/tickets
- QLD Electrical Licence
- LVR CPR
- Current Drivers licence
- Standard 11 Induction Training or Equivalent
- Coal Board Medical – Or willing to obtain
- Working at Heights
- Confined Space
- EWP – Desirable
- Basic hand tools
*Please note you will be required to complete a D&A test for this role if successful.
What you’ll get in return :
In return, you will get the opportunity to work within a well renowned company on an ongoing basis with career progression and an opportunity of permanency, in the near future, along with a great and rewarding pay rate.
Your new company :
Their client is a well-established industry leader in the overhead crane industry. Established in the 80’s they are well set up to service the Mackay & Bowen Basin Region whilst providing their employees with stability and security in their jobs. They are actively seeking to expand their Mackay branch and require a Crane Technician willing to be trained to provide onsite services to their Mining clients.
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