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Underground Longwall Miner Operator Bowen Basin
The client specializes in Mining, Manufacturing & Ventilation. They have successfully completed large projects in Development, Outbye, Secondary Support, Longwall Support & Conveyor Installations
Your new role
They are seeking people that are motivated and driven to meet deadlines.You will be working 12 hr days on a 7/7 Roster rotating days and nights. You will be rewarded with an hourly rate based on your level of experience.
What you’ll need to succeed
- Underground Standard 11
- 1+ Years’ experience
- Confined Space
- RII’s for Underground Equipment, ideal tickets include
- Continuous Miner Tickets
- QDS & Hand Held Bolters
- LHD Tickets
- Miner Bolter Tickets
- Multi Bolter Tickets
- Shuttle Car Tickets
- Development/Fault Driveage Experience
This role is not an entry level position, we do require you to have experience working on a QLD Coal Mine Underground Environment.
What you’ll get in return
You will be working with a locally owned contractor who prides themselves on ensuring their employees and contractors are always working to the highest safety standards & rewarded for hard work and dedication. Your pay will be paid on a weekly basis every Thursday. Meals & Accommodation will be supplied for this role.
What you need to do now
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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
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.