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Contract awarded for Central Qld operation

BMA Hay Point Coal Terminal
BMA Hay Point Coal Terminal

A multi-disciplinary engineering and construction company has won the tender for a major resources infrastructure project in Central Queensland’s Mackay region.

Civmec recently secured the fabrication contract for BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA’s) Hay Point Coal Terminal, 40km south of the Sugar Capital.

The deal involves supplying, fabricating, surface treating and assembling more than 13,500 tonnes of wharf girders and associated structures to develop port infrastructure at the Hay Point loading port.

350+ workers sought

More than 350 construction jobs will be created throughout the process. The following job vacancies have been advertised:

  • special class steel welders (multiple positions)
  • workshop trade assistants (multiple)
  • fluxcore welders (multiple)
  • boilermakers (multiple)
  • fabricators (multiple)
  • mobile plant mechanic
  • machine operator
  • project manager.

Click here to apply. Successful applicants will be offered an immediate start, ongoing rosters exceeding 55 hours a week beginning in January 2021, employee rewards, corporate health insurance, discounted white goods and holiday travel discounts.

Immediate start

Procurement and shop detailing activities are underway and fabrication is expected to begin in the last quarter of the 2021 financial year. Loadout onto heavy lift vessels is tipped to start in early 2022, with the last vessel planned for load out in the last quarter of fiscal 2022.

“The award for the Hay Point port infrastructure work is the second significant package of works that we have been trusted to deliver for this port upgrad,” Civmec CEO Patrick Tallon said in a public statement.

“We look forward to delivering a high-quality product to McConnell Dowell to allow them to have a seamless installation at the site location.”

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