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Coal Mining Operator Bowen Basin
- $42.00 – $44.70 p/h + Super paid on all hrs worked
- Lifestyle roster
- All meals and accommodation provided
Experienced coal mining operators are required for positions within the Bowen Basin on a lifestyle roster.
Your new company
The client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. The client currently has several vacancies available for experienced coal mining operators to work on a lifestyle roster.
Your new role
This client is currently seeking experienced coal mining operators with the ability to operate heavy machinery in a mining environment as required.
To be a suitable applicant for this position you will require:
- Coal Board Medical
- Standard 11 Induction Training
- Drivers Licence
- Experience operating Rear Dump CAT 793 or 789
This role offers you a position within the Bowen Basin region operating on a lifestyle roster. You will be paid super for all hours worked on site and all meals and accommodation will be provided to you by the client.
What you need to do now
If you believe you are suitable for this role and match the above criteria then please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Sarah Harrison at Hays or please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. Alternatively you can call the Mackay office on 07 4960 1100 to discuss the role further.
Would you like to apply?
This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.
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 Induction TrainingApply for Coal Mining Heavy Machinery Operator Bowen Basin QLD
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.
Caterpillar Haul truck 789
The Caterpillar 789 dump truck is typically used in open pit mining. The 789 has a capacity of 177 tonnes, and its engine can produce 1770 horsepower.
There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.
Read more about the CAT 789 mining dump truck on our website.