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Civil Operators – Immediate Start
Civil Mining Operators 5/2 roster Central Queensland, Bowen Basin
Work with a national company that specializes in the provision of earth moving services predominantly to the mining industry with some work undertaken for the construction and rural sectors. Based in Central Queensland, with an extensive range of services throughout the Bowen Basin, with growth extending throughout the region.
About the role
They are searching for an experienced operators for the following roles:
- Dozer Operators: CAT D9, D10 & D11
- Grader Operators: CAT 16 & 24
- Scraper Operators: CAT 631
- Excavator Operators: HITACHI EX3600
- Rear Dump Operators: CAT 785 & 793
The various opportunities offer a 7/7 or 5/2 roster with day shift only options available. The roles are offered over various sites within central Bowen Basin. You will carry out earthworks, construction of access roads and pavements, drainage and in-ground water and electrical services, structural concrete construction, foundations for the conveyor and tie-in infrastructure, and a run-of-mine (ROM) pad.
Key of Duties
For this position, they require extremely competent individuals that have good knowledge and experience of the civil mining industry. You will be responsible for but not limited to haulage, site works and roads, dust suppression, ground leveling, excavations and drainage and culverts.
Skills and experience
- Proven experience operating excavators, trucks, graders, rollers, scrapers and water carts
- Valid drivers license
- Current Coal Board Medical
- Current BMA Induction – or be willing to obtain
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- Consultant: Patrice Kelly
- Phone: 07 3009 9613
About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.
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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to 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 785
The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, Dump Truck or off-road truck as they are called in the U.S. are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This huge truck has proven it’s worth for many years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.
Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger CAT 793 and CAT 797 truck, giving them the confidence and ability to handle larger load capacities on a range of challenging mine sites.
One of the biggest advantages you can get if you are looking to learn how to drive these big machines is to get to know the finer details.
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.