Dozer Operators Underground Mining
Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector throughout Australia and Asia. Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.
The Tropicana Gold Project is a large gold mining operation located 330km north-east of Kalgoorlie, on the edge of Western Australia’s Great Victoria Desert. Macmahon’s 10-year mining contract includes all mine planning, drill and blast, load and haul, crusher feed and other associated works.
They are currently seeking Dozer Operators to join the Macmahon Tropicana team. These positions are continuous rosters; day and night – 14 Shifts on / 7 Shifts off roster, flying from Perth or Kalgoorlie.
To be considered in this position you must have;
- Significant experience operating CAT Dozers (preferably D10/D11)
- Previous experience on CAT 789/793 Dump Trucks desirable but not essential
- Physical fitness in line with the demands of the role
- Proven ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner
- Current Drivers License – C Class minimum
- Current National Police clearance (with in the last 6 months)
If successful in this position you will enjoy
- Permanent Employment opportunity
- Excellent camp facilities
- Permanent room allocation
- Nationally recognized training and up skilling opportunities
- Competitive remuneration & Retention bonus
Macmahon recognises that a skilled and capable workforce is essential to its ongoing success. With a commitment to offer training and development for its employees, Macmahon offers participation in a structured site-based training program leading to the nationally recognised RII's [...Learn about RII's]30115 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
Should you be successful in being offered a role in Macmahons’ Surface Mining Division, you will be required to pass a medical and drug and alcohol test along with obtaining a National Police Certificate.
How to apply
If you are interested in this position then APPLY NOW and look forward to working on this exciting operation with Macmahon.Apply for Dozer Operators Underground Mining Gold Coast QLD
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.