Dump Truck Operator - iMINCO Mining Training Information

Dump Truck Operator

Experience with CAT 777, 785, 789, 797

Dump Truck Operator

  • 7/7 Roster + 12 hour days/10.5 hour nights
  • February start with an ongoing roster
  • DIDO + Camp and meals provided

The team at Stellar Workforce are currently seeking highly experienced and motivated Haul truck operators to work with our highly reputable client. You will be joining the production team to assist with the site expansion. We will be offering an ongoing contract with an extremely competitive hourly rate to candidates with the following experience:

  • Haul Truck: CAT 777,Caterpillar 785 ...Learn about CAT 785's

    The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, or off-road truck as they are sometimes called are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This truck has proven it’s worth for years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.

    Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger Caterpillar dump trucks, giving them the confidence and ability to handle larger load capacities on a range of challenging mine sites.

    One of the biggest advantages you can have is to get to know the these trucks inside out. To get started, download the Caterpillar 785 manual here.

    Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO
    , 789, 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.

777G (TIER 2)


  • Engine Model Cat C32 ACERT
  • Gross Power – SAE J1995 765.0 kW
  • Nominal Payload Class (100%) 90.8 tonnes
  • Top Speed – Loaded 67.1 km/h
  • Body Capacity – SAE 2:1 64.1 m3
  • Maximum Payload (110%) 99.8 tonnes

Further information on this model

Do your research on the Cat CAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's

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D detail information page www.cat.com/777G haul truck

To be considered for this role you must display a strong and stable work background with recent mining experience, in addition to the following experience and qualifications

Successful applicants must be able to supply:

Please note these are not trainee positions and candidates will only be contacted if they meet the above criteria.

To apply for these positions please click on the APPLY link below.
Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please email your resume quoting reference number DK31437

How to apply for Dump Truck Operator

Email a copy of your updated resume to Brisbanemining@corestaff.com.au

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