Dump Truck Operators Underground Coal Mining Job
Dump Truck Operators Coal Mining Job Underground QLD
The Hail Creek open cut coal mine in the Bowen Basin Region of Central Queensland, that is located 120 kilometers from Mackay, supplies up to eight million tonnes of hard coking coal to steel mills in Asia and Europe each year. Rio Tinto Coal Australia is a leading mining company in Australia with an established record for developing and managing world standard open cut, as well as underground, coal mines.
The Hail Creek Mine is an example of the company providing more than simply providing local employment opportunities and ensuring economic growth for the area as it also works to create positive outcomes for the wider Mackay Region.
About the Role:
Reporting to the production superintendent; you will be up-skilled to operate mobile plant equipment consisting of CAT 793 Haul Trucks, Komatsu 960 Electric Trucks, Terex MT 4400’s and CAT 777, 785 Water Trucks.
Successful applicants MUST have:
Minimum 7 months experience operating in quarry, small mine or civil environments on equipment including; but not limited to the following:
- Moxy – mt41, mt31; CAT 725;
- Komatsu HM300, HM400 Belly Dumper – CAT 776
- Kress Hauler Rigid – CAT 773, 777, 785, 789;
- Liebherr T282; Hitachi EH3500, EH4000
- Water Trucks CAT 773, 777
- Current Drivers License
- Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* Induction
- Current Coal Board Medical High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
- Your key focus is safety with a high attention to detail to abide by site procedures
- A medical including drug and alcohol testing is required as part of the recruitment process
- Must reside in the Mackay region or be willing to relocate
Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate mobile plant equipment, consisting of CAT 793 Haul trucks, Komatsu Electric 960E Haul trucks and Terex MT 4400 Haul trucks fitted with Modular systems.
Work rotating rosters Comply with fitness for duty requirements Maintain equipment& Operate equipment safely Follow company policies and procedures Benefits:
Ongoing opportunities with possibility to transition to permanent Life Style Roster, rotating days and nights, 12.5 hours shifts BIBO (ex Mackay) or DIDO PPE Supplied
Accommodation and Meals provided Increased remuneration based on competency Potential Trainer Assessor or ERT Allowance
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. Apply for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.
For further information: Melissa Burkhardt– Recruitment Coordinator Mackay 07 49694 735
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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.
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