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WorkPac are recruiting Dump Truck Drivers that can operate CAT 789, KOM 830E, D10 Dozers, 16/24 Graders or Hitachi 5500 Excavators.
- Even Time Rotating Roster 7/7 – $45p/h Flat
- Meals and camp accommodation provided
- DIDO from Mackay and surrounding areas
About the Role :
Experience Mining Operators for Haul trucks, Multi-Skilled and Digger Operators for immediate and ongoing roles. Working 12hr shifts on a even time roster, rotating day and night shift. Camp located 25kms from site with Bus transport provided from camp to site.
Duties and Responsibilities :
- Operate mobile plant equipment, consisting of minimum;
- CAT 789, KOM 830E
- D10 Dozers, 16/24 Graders
- Hitachi 5500 Excavators
- Work rotating 7/7 Roster
- Pre-start checks
- Operate equipment safely
- Follow company policies and procedures
- 1 year experience operating above mentioned Haul Trucks with Skills List or RII’s
- Drivers Licence
- Coal Board Medical
- Current Standard 11 Induction Training Statement of Attainment
About the Client :
Golding Contractors delivers a full range of open cut mining services in the coal and metalliferous mining sectors, spanning the entire mine development and operations. Golding also offers specialist mine site rehabilitation works including environmental dam construction and reclamation earthworks. All WorkPac roles with Golding Contractors, unless otherwise stated are ongoing roles and their employees are viewed as valuable and core members of the team on site. The majority of their high performing employees have been offered additional training opportunities to expand their knowledge base.
About WorkPac :
WorkPac is Australia’s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. They are proud to partner with some of the country’s leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. WorkPac have over 35 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia with us. Apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.
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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.
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.