Opportunities exist for skilled and experienced Dump Truck mining operators for a contract in the Middlemount area.
An absolute commitment to working safely, complying with all site safety standards and ensuring a safe and environmentally healthy workplace is essential.
It is important that you have the ability and mindset to maintain high standards of personal safety, equipment serviceability, housekeeping and compliance with mine working procedures.
The successful candidates must have the following in order to be considered for these positions:
- Civil, coal or hard rock experience on min Cat 789 rear dump truck;
- A willingness to work rotating rosters;
- Ability to contribute and work positively in a team environment;
- Coal board medical;
- Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*;
- Provide a clear drug and alcohol test.
Camp accommodation will be provided while working on site.
Please note that WorkPac are not employing trainees or clean skins at this time, only experienced people need apply.
Tips on how to apply for the Middlemount Dump Truck Operator job with WorkPac.
iMINCO have crated some additional resources to help you get this WorkPac job. It’s important to research the job thoroughly as well as look into the employer and location of the position. The first step is to make certain your resume is current and targeted at this job. The tip here is to look at how the job has been written and pick out the important keywords in the ad.
WorkPac are looking for experienced operators with CAT 789 experience, so this has to be at the top of your resume. What’s also important to note is that this job will be favoured to those who show a high regard for safety. As you can see in the second sentence, the work safety and safely appear frequently; therefore, add any references to safety to the top of your resume.
As this is a Queensland mining operation, a Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* is an absolute requirement as is a current Coal Board Medical. Not forgetting the standard drug and alcohol test, which is becoming more and more of a requirement these days.
Check out these links below; they’ll really help you to understand what’s required and how to create the best opportunity to land one of these Dump Truck Operator Jobs.
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
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.