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Coal Mining and Mobile Plant Operators FIFO Bowen Basin

Coal Mine Job Mobile Plants Operator FIFO <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Mining Information

WorkPac are currently seeking skilled and experienced Machine Operators to join the team at a Bowen Basin Coal Mine. This is a FIFO position, successful applicants will be Fly in and out from Brisbane Airport.

This role will see you competently operating Mobile Plants in an open cut coal mine. An absolute commitment to working safely, complying with all site safety standards and ensuring a safe and environmentally healthy workplace is essential. It is imperative that you possess the ability and aptitude to maintain high standards of safety, equipment serviceability, housekeeping and compliance with mine working procedures.


  • Minimum 12 Months experience operating machines within a Coal Mine environment
  • 7/7 roster straight roster
  • Camp and Meals Provided
  • On going positions
  • FIFO From Brisbane Airport


Minimum CAT 793 Haul truck skill, other Machine skills highly regarded – MUST Have Signed Skills List by SSE or Delegate or an unsigned skills list backed by RII’s

Coal Mine Job Mobile Plants Operator FIFO <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Mining Information

  • Current Drivers License
  • Current Coal Board Medical or willing to obtain
  • Current Standard 11 Induction Training or willing to obtain
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure

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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 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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.


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