This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?
You need a Standard 11 Mining Induction to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure what this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.
Only applicants with real skills should apply. When sending in your application for the job, be sure to highlight the skills you have which are relevant.
Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.
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Operators With Coal Mining Experience Required
WorkPac are currently seeking Experienced Haul Truck Operators to join our team at a Mine Site in the Bowen Basin. Their client requires Operators with Positive work attitude; must be willing to work unsupervised as well as within a workgroup. Previous mining experience essential.
EXPERIENCED MULTI-SKILLED OPERATORS WANTED
* Life Style Roster – D/N
* Immediate Start
* On-going Roles
* Must have Minimum CAT 793 & 797 experience and RII’s
* Current Standard 11 Induction Training
* Current Coal Board Medical – Section 4
* Right to Work in Australia
* Current Driver’s Licence
* A willingness to work rotating rosters
* Ability to contribute and work positively within a team environment
* Sound Work History and Safety performance Record with in Mining.
* 2 Years Proven history Mining History.
This Role Offers
- Immediate Start – Ongoing Opportunity
- Meals and Accommodation Provided
- Bus In Bus Out From Mackay
You will be required to produce verification of competencies for the above mentioned tickets and have a minimum 2 years experience operating within a mining capacity.
Please note that the on-boarding process for these roles will require a validation of competencies, reference checks, interview and pre employment medical and drug and alcohol test.
Please note that only successful applicants progressing to the next stage will be contacted.
Why work for WorkPac
Looking after their employees and contractors is important to WorkPac. Their WorkPlus Employee Benefits program offers benefits across health, private insurance, financial services, travel and more. Their team of dedicated recruiters have high-level knowledge of the mining industry. They will always make contact to ensure you are happy with not only WorkPac’s service but the clients they represent.
How to apply
Email a copy of your updated resume to Brisbanemining@corestaff.com.au
or read more about the Operators With Coal Mining Experience job on SEEK
About the Bowen Basin
The Queensland 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.
Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.
- Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
- New Hope Corporation Limited
- QCoal Pty Ltd
- Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
- Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
- Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
- Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
- Conquest Mining Limited
- Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
- BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
- Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
- Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
- Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
- TEC Coal Pty Ltd
- TerraCom Australia
- Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
- Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd
For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.