Dump Truck Operator – Coal Mining Jobs
- Lifestyle Roster – Enjoy 2 weekends off in a row
- Smaller pit, close knit crew, great culture
- Plenty of OT available
There client Glencore has asked Corestaff to reach far & wide to attract experienced Operators to their pit based in Liddell Hunter Valley. Yes, it’s a very busy market for all of you experienced Operators & agencies are screaming for you every day…… however they are hoping to speak to candidates that might be seeking a change of scenery, a change of working culture or an opportunity to be part of a smaller close knit team.
To achieve this they would like to work with you and take care of the on boarding process to ensure your move is seamless. Unfortunately these are not traineeship roles; you will need your Haul Truck competencies & operated trucks as large as CAT 785’s / 789’s.
Given there are a number of operators either working FIFO up north or west away from their families on the east coast and wish to return, they are more than happy to kick things off over the phone and via email however if the client loves you, they will need you to finalize the process in the Hunter.
At Corestaff they pride there selves on looking after employees, engaging with you both onsite and through technology. There aim is to make you feel like part of the team, not another candidate sent to a mine site and forgotten about.
CAT Dump Truck Operator Coal Mining FIFO Newcastle
- Lifestyle friendly crew roster
- +$45 per hour
- 12.50 Hr shifts
- Regular OT available – $55+ per hour
- Operating CAT 789 / Hitachi EH5000
You will need:
- Min 12 months experience operating Haul Trucks
- Relevant Dump Truck competencies or RII's [...Learn about RII's]’s
- Current Coal Board medical or ability to pass one
- Live within 1 hour of Liddell either now or when you relocate back
OK, enough of the ad…. time to submit your application and join the Core Crew! If you have any questions jump on the phone and call recruitment team on 02 4044 0412 to discuss further
If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.
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How to apply
To be considered for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now’ link to submit your application. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*Apply for Experienced CAT Dump Truck Operator Coal Mining FIFO Newcastle
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
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.