777 & 785 Haul Truck Operator Jobs Queensland - theGo2People - iMINCO Mining Training Information

777 & 785 Haul Truck Operator Jobs Queensland – theGo2People

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777 & 785 Haul Truck Operator Jobs Queensland – theGO2People

  • Haul Truck Operators – Pit Extension and Creek Diversion project.
  • DIDO to camp each week – bus from camp to mine provided.
  • 7/7 Day Shift only roster
  • 2 years minimum experience

777 & 785 Haul Truck Operator Job summary:

  • Steady/stable work
  • Weekly pay & Superannuation paid on all hours worked
  • PPE supplied
  • Great site culture and high safety standards
  • Flexible working roster – enables great work/life balance

You will be working 12hr day shifts on a 7 & 7 roster and will be working with a wide range of other machines at the coal mine to complete a Pit Extension Project. The client is ideally searching for employees with a great attitude, strong work ethic and commitment to safety. You will need to have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience operating these trucks to be considered as you will need to hit the ground running when you get to site.

The GO2 People are currently searching to employ a number of HAUL TRUCK OPERATORS to operate a CAT 777 & 785 Haul Trucks.

Applicants must have:

  • RII competency for Haul Trucks with minimum of 1-2 years’ experience
  • Current QLD Coal Board Medical
  • Standard 11 Induction Training Mining Induction
  • Current drivers’ licence and Construction White Card
  • The ability to pass a pre-employment medical & DAS
  • Ability to drive yourself to and from site each swing

The GO2 People have built a reputation for our ability to provide quality project staffing solutions across a range of industry sectors and, as such, we have been involved in some of Australia’s largest projects in the construction, mining and resources sectors in recent years.

Our team has been strategically developed to ensure we take an innovative and proactive approach to securing the best talent in the market in a short period of time and, by doing so, providing the desired outcomes for both client and candidate

If you are an experienced operator with a high regard for safety, excellent work ethic & attitude – APPLY NOW!

Please note, only those with relevant experience & qualifications will be considered for these vacancies.

Apply here: HAUL TRUCK OPERATORS to operate a CAT 777 & 785 Haul Trucks.


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Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 777

The Caterpillar 777 is a 100-ton haul truck, typically used in open pit mining, manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The first model of Caterpillar 777 was introduced in 1974. Its diesel engine is capable of putting out 870 horsepower. The 777D, introduced in 1996, was powered by a 938-horsepower diesel.

This truck is one of the entry-level haul trucks most new operators will learn on. Once competent, they will move up to the larger 785, especially when working on a coal mining site.

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Caterpillar Haul truck 785

The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, Dump Truck or off-road truck as they are called in the U.S. are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This huge truck has proven it’s worth for many years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.

Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger CAT 793 and CAT 797 truck, giving them the confidence and ability to handle larger load capacities on a range of challenging mine sites.

One of the biggest advantages you can get if you are looking to learn how to drive these big machines is to get to know the finer details.

Learn more about the Caterpillar 785D mining haul truck here.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.