Dozer,Grader & Dump Truck Operator Bowen Basin in Queensland

Seeking experienced and skilled Dozer,Grader & Dump Truck Operator Bowen Basin in Queensland

Haul truck course

Dozer,Grader & Dump Truck Operator


Client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. This company currently has several opportunities available and is is currently seeking safe, experienced and skilled candidates to join to their production team.

About the role 

This role will see you predominantly operating a variety of equipment including 16 or 24 Graders, D10 and D11 Dozers as well as Komatsu 930 and CAT CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's

CAT 797 haul truck mining dump truck

The 797 is one of the biggest dump trucks on a mine site with a ladder stairway leads the operator straight into the cockpit, essentially, you are working at heights when beginning your pre-start checklist.

These machines really are the work horse of the mining sector, hauling load after load, day in day out – often working round the clock in shifts to get the most out of every day. These monster mining trucks are ultra class, with a tough two-axle design and powerful tourque engine which is perfect for the different types of mine sites in Australia.

These machines are expensive to build and operate, so mining companies are always on the lookout for good operators who understand the need to treat these vehicles with the respect they deserve. Coming in at around 7 million each, with tyres costing anywhere from $45,000 per piece, these machine need to be taken care of.

The 797F, can transport about 400 tons making it one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world.

With a top speed of 67.6 km/h, given the size and weight of the 797, it can really move; and it has the grunt and power to tackle most inclines and difficult driving conditions. In some of the highest mines in the world, the CAT 797 has been flow up to the mine in pieces and assembled on site.

Trucks in the Prestrip Overburden Department on a coal mine site located near Moranbah.

To be a suitable candidate for this vacancy, you must have:

What you’ll get in return 

You will be granted with an immediate start where you will have the opportunity to gain additional experience and skills operating on site working a Lifestyle Roster.

All of your meals and accommodation as well as the induction costs will be supplied by the client. There is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.

What you need to do now 

If you’re interested in this role, meet the above criteria and have proven skills & experience in a similar role, please apply to Laura Ryan via the Apply button.
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