Amphibious Excavator Operator Northern QLD - iMINCO

Seeking Amphibious Excavator Operator EzyQuip Hire - Australia

Amphibious Excavator Operator Northern QLD

Amphibious Excavator Operator

Ezyquip Hire specialize in plant and equipment hire solutions for the civil, construction and mining industries throughout Australia. Based in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Mackay, Roma, Darwin and Dubbo, they are committed to providing simple cost effective solutions to the challenges of modern day engineering.

Currently seeking expressions of interest from amphibious excavator operators for a potential project in Northern QLD. 

Amphibious Excavator Operator Northern QLD

Candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • Minimum 5 years operating experience
  • Appropriate RII's [...Learn about RII's] Qualification
  • Extensive experience in the operation of long reach and amphibious excavators
  • Extensive experience in various conditions and operations around other plant
  • The flexibility to work away from home for extended periods of time on rosters
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Current Construction Industry Blue or White Card
  • Current Drivers Licence – Minimum C Class (Manual)
  • The ability to multi task in a busy environment


Ezyquip Hire provides exceptional benefits to our employees including 10% superannuation & discounted health benefit plans. In addition to these benefits, due to the broad nature of Ezyquip Hires work scope, those who join the Ezyquip family will experience additional job security and opportunities to grow within the business.

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

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.

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