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CAT 793 Dump Truck Operator – FIFO from BNE or CNS
This client is an industry leader, employing a wide range of skilled trades and individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An opportunity is currently available for an experienced Truck Operator to join this client immediately on a 7/7 Roster in the Bowen Basin on a fly in, fly out basis.
You will be required to safely operate CAT 793 Dump Trucks in the Production Coal Department on site.
What you’ll need to succeed
You will be required to have current certification and experience on a Dump Truck in a mining environment.
You also must have a current Coal Board Medical issued within the last 5 years and a Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain).
As this is a FIFO role, you must reside within 100km of the Brisbane or Cairns airport – please ensure this is listed on your resume prior to applying.
What you’ll get in return
You will be granted with an immediate start in the Bowen Basin. All of your flights, meals and accommodation are supplied to you by the client and you will work a 7/7 Roster – day and night.
There is an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.
Give yourself every opportunity to get this job. If you are applying, don’t send in your normal resume and cover letter. Make sure your resume is edited to show requirements for this job, or your application could be automatically rejected.
If you are an experienced operator, able to commence work immediately, live within 100km of the Brisbane or Cairns Airport and have a current CBM, S11 and RII’s, Click “Apply button“
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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.
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.