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Hiring spree begins for $325M coal mine revival in Central Qld

Mastermyne Group
Mastermyne Group

A mining services company wants to quickly expand its workforce to support a US$226 million (A$325 million) coal mine revival project in Central Queensland’s Central Highlands region.

Mastermyne Group urgently needs new recruits for its recently amended development and outbye services contract at Anglo American’s Aquila Underground Coal Project in Bundoora, 272km southwest of Mackay.

Workers needed ASAP

More than 50 fly-in fly-out or drive-in drive-out underground workers are required on “short notice”. The following job vacancies have been advertised:

  • explosion risk zone controllers (multiple positions)
  • experienced operators (multiple)
  • miner drivers (multiple)
  • electricians (multiple)
  • fitters (multiple).

Click here to apply. Successful applicants will be offered “secure” employment, a roster of seven days on and seven days off, chartered flights, camp, meals, local living allowance, performance and parental bonuses, superannuation, annual leave, private health subsidies, discounted income protection, salary packaging, motor vehicle novated leasing and company paid education.

‘Impressive targets’

“One of our development and outbye services contracts in the Bowen Basin has hit some impressive targets since kicking off in 2019,” the company said.

“Mastermyne has played a critical role in re-establishing this mine ready for longwall operations. Now we plan to mobilise a third development panel and require over 50 personnel.”

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More than 240 employees are already on site.

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