Coal Mine Job Mobile Plant Operators Bowen Basin QLD - iMINCO

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Coal Mine Job – Mobile Plant Operators QLD

Hail Creek open cut coal mine in the Bowen Basin Region of Central Queensland is located 120 kilometers from Mackay and supplies up to eight million tonnes of hard coking coal to??Asia and Europe each year.

Coal Mine Job Mobile Plant Operators <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Mining Information

Rio Tinto Coal Australia is a leading mining company in Australia with an established record for developing and managing world standard open cut, as well as underground, coal mines. The Hail Creek Mine is an example of the company providing simply??more than local employment opportunities and ensuring economic growth for the area as it also works to create positive outcomes for the wider Mackay Region.

About the Role:

Reporting to the production superintendent you will operate mobile plant equipment consisting of CAT 793 Haul Trucks, Komatsu 960 Electric Trucks, Terex MT 4400‘s and CAT 777, 785 Water Trucks.

Successful applicants MUST have:

  • Extensive Electric or Mechanical operating experience in a Coal Mining environment
  • Current Drivers License
  • Current Standard 11 Induction Training Induction
  • Current Coal Board Medical
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
  • A key focus on safety with a high attention to detail to abide by site procedures
  • Pass a Pre employment medical including drug and alcohol testing

Duties and Responsibilities:

Operate mobile plant equipment,-CAT 793 Haul trucks, Komatsu Electric 960E Haul trucks and Terex MT 4400 Haul trucks fitted with Modular systems.

Coal Mine Job Mobile Plant Operators <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Mining Information

  • Work rotating rosters, Days & Nights
  • Comply with fitness for duty requirements
  • Maintain equipment& Operate equipment safely
  • Follow company policies and procedures

Coal Mine Job Mobile Plant Operators <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Mining Information


  • Ongoing opportunities with possibility to transition to permanent
  • Life Style Roster, rotating days and nights, 12.5 hours shifts
  • BIBO (ex Mackay) or DIDO
  • PPE Supplied
  • Accommodation and Meals provided
  • Potential Trainer Assessor or ERT Allowance??

About WorkPac:

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. Apply 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.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 777

The Caterpillar 777 is a 100-ton haul truck, typically used in open pit mining, manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The first model of Caterpillar 777 was introduced in 1974. Its diesel engine is capable of putting out 870 horsepower. The 777D, introduced in 1996, was powered by a 938-horsepower diesel.

This truck is one of the entry-level haul trucks most new operators will learn on. Once competent, they will move up to the larger 785, especially when working on a coal mining site.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

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.


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