Dozer,Grader & Dump Truck Operator Bowen Basin in Queensland

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

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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 797 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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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

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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