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Workers sought for Far North Queensland mine

Rio Tinto social distancing
Rio Tinto social distancing

A recruitment company wants to fill multiple job vacancies for at least one metal operation in Far North Queensland.

Programmed Skilled Workforce is searching for ground crew members and labourers who are keen to do either fly-in fly-out (FIFO) or residential work for a “world leader in finding, mining and processing the earth’s mineral resources” near Weipa.

FIFO work

QMEB understands the employer is Rio Tinto, which operates the:

  • Andoom Bauxite Mine, 22km north of Weipa
  • Amrun Bauxite Mine, 40km south of Weipa
  • East Weipa Bauxite Mine in Mission River, 17km east of Weipa.

Ground crew will be offered a FIFO daytime roster of two weeks on and one week off. Accommodation camp, meals, and company-paid inductions and medicals will be provided. Labourers will have to find accommodation in Weipa and work between 10 to 12 hours a day at a new Tailings Dam Project.

Click here to apply.

DIDO offered

Meanwhile, Programmed is hiring dump truck/multi-skilled mining production operators to work in the southern Bowen Basin. The recruiter is also looking for multi-skilled operators to immediately start working for a quarry company at an “iconic project”.

Successful applicants will work 12.5 hour drive-in drive-out shifts for either seven days on seven days off, or 14 days off seven days off. They will receive either casual, permanent or long-term work arrangements as well as “very competitive” pay plus up to eight hours of travel paid each “swing”. Accommodation camp with ensuite rooms, meals, and company-paid inductions, medicals and bus will also be provided.

Click here to apply.

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“All machinery on-site is new and the roles offer outstanding conditions of employment,” the recruiter said on its website.

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    • Hi Matthew, to read the full job description and apply please visit the link called ‘click here to apply’ in the article. Good luck!

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