Dozer Push Operator CAT Trucks contract in Bowen Basin

Currently seeking for a Dozer Operator to join immediately for an ongoing contract in Bowen Basin

DOZER PUSH OPERATOR – CAT D10 & D11

  • Opportunity for TWRB Payment after 6 months
  • Immediate Start, 6/6 Roster, Ongoing Role
  • Accommodation and Meals Provided

About the Company

This client is an industry leader, employing a wide range of skilled trades and individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An opportunity is currently available for a Dozer Operator to join this client immediately for an ongoing contract in the Bowen Basin.

Role

You will be required to safely and efficiently operate D10 and D11 Dozers in the Drag-line Department performing dozer push and bulk push duties.

Overview

Over the years, the D10 dozer has proven itself to be a highly productive and versatile machine. It is flexible enough to be used on heavy construction sites and robust enough to be used on mine sites. Continuing the D10T’s legacy, Cat customers can count on the D10T2’s superior performance, long life, ease of operation and world-class service from the global Cat dealer network to be the backbone of their operation.

 

What you’ll need to succeed

To meet all of the requirements for this role, you will be required to have a Current Coal Board Medical issued within the last 5 years, Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* (or willing to obtain), a Current Drivers Licence as well as previous or current experience as a Dozer Operator with current RII's [...Learn about RII's]’s.
As this is a DIDO role, you must live within 500km of the Bowen Basin.

What you’ll get in return

You will be granted with an ongoing role on a mine site in the Bowen Basin performing operating duties in the Drag-line Department on site. Your meals, accommodation and induction costs will be supplied to you by the client at no additional cost.

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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.

Komatsu 830E Haul Truck

The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.

The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.

This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.

The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.

Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu 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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