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Contract awarded for northwest Qld mines

Mount Isa Mines
Mount Isa Mines

A building material company has received more time to work at multiple mining operations in northwest Queensland.

Wagners recently won a renewed contract to keep providing haulage services to Glencore’s George Fisher and Lady Loretta mines, about 20km and 140km north of Mount Isa respectively.

The contractor will spend another four years loading up to 28 million tonnes of ore and tailings. A total of 22 triple and quad road train combinations will then haul the product between different mine sites and the Mount Isa Mines Processing Facility, where it will be processed into zinc, lead and copper concentrates 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

‘Significant’ careers

“The employment opportunities that this project provides is significant with over 80 personnel required to deliver the services,” Wagners chief executive Cameron Coleman said in a public statement.

Wagners has advertised the following full-time job opportunities:

  • mechanical maintenance supervisor
  • transport project manager
  • transport supervisor.

Click here to apply. Successful applicants are promised either a fly-in fly-out (FIFO), drive-in drive-out or residential fixed-term roster of two weeks on and one week off. They are also touted to receive full training, company-paid tools of trade, daily support from management, access to an internal workshop, and a variety of corporate benefits.

More jobs offered

Glencore has separately advertised the following direct job vacancies:

  • supervisor surface high voltage distribution
  • reliability technician – asset management
  • superintendent – human resources
  • engineer short term planning
  • community relations officer
  • administration assistant
  • senior project engineer
  • geotechnical engineer
  • change advisor
  • mine surveyor
  • safety advisor
  • boilermaker
  • diesel fitter
  • electrician
  • fitter.

Click here to apply. Successful applicants will be offered either FIFO or residential rosters with either five days on two days off, or four days on three days off. They are also promised competitive remuneration, performance bonuses, up to 13 per cent super contributions, paid relocation with three-months’ furnished transit accommodation, discounted health insurance, staff discounts and salary sacrifice options.

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