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Operators wanted – Mining jobs by HAYS Recruitment
Their client is searching for skilled and experienced Mobile Plant Operators to join the team.
If you have a minimum of two years experience operating 777, 785, 789 CAT Trucks, current BMA Core Induction, Standard 11 Induction Training, current Coal Board Medical and available immediately give HAYS a call.
They are searching for operators who live in the Rockhampton and Yeppoon region because the role is BIBO.
These roles will fill quickly so if you are interested please send through your application directly to the Mackay office.
If you believe your skills, experience matches the above criteria and you are a leader in safety apply to Stephen White through the `apply now` button.
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Caterpillar Haul truck 777
The Caterpillar 777 is a 100-ton haul truck, typically used in open pit mining, manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The first model of Caterpillar 777 was introduced in 1974. Its diesel engine is capable of putting out 870 horsepower. The 777D, introduced in 1996, was powered by a 938-horsepower diesel.
This truck is one of the entry-level haul trucks most new operators will learn on. Once competent, they will move up to the larger 785, especially when working on a coal mining site.
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.