Boilermaker - Blackwater

Job Description

BUMA Australia is one of the most exciting things to happen in Mining Services for years. In 2021 BUMA Australia acquired the Open Cut Mining business of Downer. 

This acquisition included the transition of all people, mining services contracts, assets, systems and intellectual property from a business which has successfully provided mining and civil services in diverse locations and across many commodities for over 75 years. Currently BUMA Australia successfully manages operations across four sites and we have plans to continue to expand and grow.

Everything we do is underpinned by our vision – to be a leading mining service provider contributing to future energy solutions and is supported by our core values of safety, integrity, innovation, collaboration and people.

We are currently seeking applications from experienced Boilermakers interested in joining our team at Blackwater Mine.

Reporting to the Senior Maintenance Superintendent you will be responsible for carrying out repairs and maintenance on the mobile fleet in the field and workshop. Your role will include cutting, gouging and lancing tasks, as well as stick and wire feed welding and carrying out crack inspections.


We are seeking applications from candidates with the following experience:

Relevant trade qualifications
Experience with heavy duty fabrication and repairs
Current Working at Heights and Confined Spaces tickets
Current Standard 11 highly regarded
Ability to work well under pressure
Safety focus with a high attention to detail to abide by site safety processes
In addition to the above you will be a great team player with a strong commitment to safe working practices.


7/7 Roster – 12.5hr shifts (day/ night)
Annualised weekly pay
Camp accommodation
Company provided bussing from Rockhampton
Employee financial, lifestyle and health benefits such as discounted health cover, discounted car rentals, salary sacrifice options such as personal leave, superannuation, novated leasing and an Employee assistance program
You can find out more about us at 

Please note: We do not accept resumes via email. Please ensure you attach copies of your Resume, Licences, Trade Papers/tickets and proof of eligibility to work in Australia i.e. passport/birth certificate to your online application. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

To be considered for this role, it is a mandatory requirement to be Covid-19 vaccinated.

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