Mining Mechanical Trade Apprenticeship Bowen Basin QLD - iMINCO

Seeking Experienced and Qualified Mining Engineering Mechanical Trade Apprenticeship - Bowen Basin, QLD

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Mackay & Coalfields, Queensland location.

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?

This job asks for motivated people. How do you motivate yourself?

Only applicants with real skills should apply. When sending in your application for the job, be sure to highlight the skills you have which are relevant.

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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Programmed Integrated Workforce - Mackay QLD

Engineering Mechanical Trade Apprenticeship

Programmed Training Services specialize in the employment of Apprentices and Trainees.

Mining Mechanical Trade Apprenticeship <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Mining Information

Programmed , in partnership with Arrow Energy has identified opportunities for Engineering Mechanical Trade Apprentices commencing in June 2018.

Under Programmed Indigenous Workforce Services, they are seeking applications from highly motivated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander individuals to undertake an apprenticeship at Arrow Energy’s Gas field in Moranbah in the Bowen Basin in Central QLD.

As an apprentice you will be working towards a Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade (4yrs) with the view to progress to Certificate III in Plant Operations (an additional 2yrs).

Arrow Energy is an integrated coal seam gas (CSG) company that explores and develops gas fields, produces and sells CSG and generates electricity.

Reporting to the Well field supervisor and highly qualified operators, your duties may include:

Mining Mechanical Trade Apprenticeship <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Mining Information

  • Assist Well field operations staff in the operation and maintenance of equipment in order to gain and develop your knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively in the GSG industry
  • Acquire and record data from operations plant as required
  • Safely and efficiently operate and maintain machinery
  • Problem solve and maintain tools, equipment and report all defects, hazards or incidents
  • Ensure compliance of all standard operating procedures
  • Attend daily toolbox meetings and participate in safety and environmental meetings
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping
  • Ensure Arrow supplied vehicles; tools and equipment are kept clean and serviceable condition
  • TAFE work books & log books

To be considered for these great opportunities, you must have:

  • Absolute commitment to completing the apprenticeship, including completion of all TAFE studies and assessments
  • Current, unrestricted motor vehicle license
  • Completed Year 10 Schooling
  • Mechanical Engineering aptitude (or desire to work in this field)
  • Have basic computer system experience
  • Display keen motivation towards learning and achieving competencies
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of safety awareness
  • Integrity and honesty with the ability to maintain confidentiality of information


Arrow Energy’s Gas field in Moranbah in the Bowen Basin in Central QLD. These apprenticeships are not FIFO therefore you must live locally to Moranbah QLD.

Prior to any offer of employment candidates will be required to attend a pre-employment medical which includes Drug and Alcohol testing.

Please note: To apply for these positions you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent

Who they are As one of Australia’s largest employers, they work with great companies all around Australia and New Zealand to give you the best opportunities to work when and where you want to. At Programmed, they are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment which values and respects diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. They welcome and encourage women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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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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