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Caterpillar Dump Truck Operators Bowen Basin QLD
WorkPac are searching for experienced dump truck operators for work out in the Bowen Basin. If you’re handy on CAT 785 Dump Trucks be sure to get over your resume ASAP!
- $46.50 per hour flat
- Camp and meals provided
- 7/7 Roster
About the Client:
Their client is one of the world’s largest diversified natural resources companies who work across all mainland states and the Northern Territory. Their Client’s projects includes coal, copper, zinc, nickel, oil and agricultural products
Duties and Responsibilities for this Dump Truck Role:
Perform Haul Truck Operation in a Safe and Efficient Manner on a 7/7 Roster including Day and Night shifts.
Mandatory Skills/Experience for this Operator Job:
- Coal Board Medical
- Standard 11 Induction Training
- 12 Months Operating Experience on CAT 785
- Current QLD Drivers Licence
- Ability to provide a clear Drug & Alcohol test
*Please note – these are NOT entry level roles – if you don’t have the above skills and qualifications they will not be able to consider your application*
WorkPac is Australia’s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. They are proud to partner with some of the country’s leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. WorkPac have over 35 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia with us. Apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.
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About the Bowen Basin
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.
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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.
Caterpillar Haul truck 789
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There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.
Read more about the CAT 789 mining dump truck on our website.