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Location: Mining (SA) Iron Knob Operations (Whyalla)



Boilermaker - Iron Knob Mining Project

BGC Contracting is the largest Australian privately owned Mining and Construction Company. BGC Contracting currently has projects nationally in Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland.

We are currently seeking an experienced Boilermaker to join our team at our Iron Knob Mine Site. The role involves working on rotating even time roster of 7 days on 7 days, residential based and is an immediate start for the successful candidate.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Study blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job requirements
  • Select, clean and prepare metal stock
  • Cut marked-out metal sections and shapes using hand tools, flame cutting torches and metal cutting machines
  • Shaping and bending metal sections and pipes using hand and machine tools, and by heating and hammering
  • Aligning parts to be joined using hand tools and measuring instruments
  • Joining metal sections using various welding techniques, bolting and riveting
  • Examining welds for width of bead, penetration and precision
  • Finishing products by cleaning, polishing, filing and bathing
  • Cleaning and smoothing welds by filing, chiselling and grinding
  • Removing components, carrying out welding repairs and refitting.
  • Carrying out overhauls on surface mining machinery buckets and trays.
  • Maintaining equipment to company and OEM specifications to ensure reliable operation

This role is residential from within the Whyalla region and therefore no FIFO or camp accommodation is provided

BGC Contracting is the winner of the Contractor Miner of the year Award for 2016 & 2017. We are proud of the culture that we and will go beyond the job.

If you are looking for a rewarding career and no just another job with in the mining industry we want to hear from you.

Details of employment conditions will be discussed during the interview. Only successful applicants will be contacted


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