Besides the 30+ roles available across their Corporate, Port, Mining, Environment, Operations and Rail departments, Fortescue are actually one of the few career websites that offer an indication of timeframe associated with an application. If you apply for one of the roles featured below, dependant on candidate suitability, you can typically expect the following:
CiticPacific is developing the first magnetite project of this scale in Western Australia and, when complete, will be one of the world's largest mines. Located 85kms south of Karratha, the benefits of this project include:
$75b in direct revenue to the Australian economy.
$500m in environmental and social benefits.
More than 4,000 construction jobs and 600 operational jobs.
More than 50 positions across functional, technical and trade disciplines are available with Skilled, including Shotfirers, Drillers, Driller Offsiders, Boilermakers, Welders, Electricians, Labourers, Engineers, Train Drivers and Process Operators in locations such as Rockhampton (QLD), Orange (NSW) and the Pilbara (WA).
This past week saw the Government of Western Australia sign the landmark State Development Agreement for construction of the long-awaited Oakajee deepwater port and associated rail network in the State's mid-west region.
The enables construction to begin on an integrated transport solution linking a number of the region's mineral resource companies, who in turn, were awaiting the approval to also commence respective expansion plans.
Coffey Mining started nearly 50 years ago as a specialist engineering company. They now have a range of specialist companies under their umbrella, providing social and physical infrastructure services in more than 80 countries.
With 4,000 employees globally, they are currently seeking skills in civil, environmental, mechanical, geotechnical, structural, mining, electrical, chemical, rail and transport, signalling and communications, and project management.
Downer EDI is another organisation extensively involved in a number of construction projects underway. They offer a significant number of opportunities across their mining, engineering and construction divisions including:
The following article appeared in the Brisbane Times on 30 January by journalist Shannon Molloy and is a timely warning as people search for jobs online.
Australia's mining industry is riddled with con artists who run phantom online recruitment services, according to one industry insider.
Jody Elliott is a former human resources manager for BHP Billiton and now runs a free information website for applicants seeking work in the mining industry.