Dump Truck Operators FIFO - iMINCO Mining Training Information

Leading Mining Contractors Require Experienced Dump Truck Operators

Dump Truck Operators – FIFO

  • Excellent rates on offer
  • Immediate Start
  • Long term opportunity

Large and well-known mining contractors are looking for Dump Truck Operators experienced with CAT 785,789 and 793 trucks for their various sites across WA.


You role will include operating dump trucks along with other tasks such as start checks, refueling trucks and other associated duties. You will be operating any of the below dump trucks:

  • CAT 785
  • CAT 789
  • CAT 793

What you’ll need to succeed

In order to be successful in your application, you will have experience operating the 785, 789 and 793 Dump trucks. You will also be required to pass a full pre-employment medical and hold or be able to obtain a National Police Clearance.

What you’ll get in return

In return you will receive a competitive hourly rate alongside experienced and talented operators in a team where you can progress your own skill set in an ongoing contract position.

What you need to do now

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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.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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