Operator Mining Jobs, Queensland
New Operator Mining Jobs open near Coppabella, Queensland!
Apply Here – Operator Mine Services Coppabella
- Immediate Start
- BIBO available from Mackay
- 7/7 Roster supporting work/life balance
About the Role
They are currently seeking Dump Truck Operators to work with a well known mining company near Coppabella (90 minutes drive from Mackay).
Duties and Responsibilities
- Operating CAT 789/793 Dump Trucks on a mine site
- Maintaining high standard of housekeeping on equipment
- Communicating with other operators and assisting in traffic management
- At least 12 months experience operating CAT 789/793 Dump Trucks in coal mining
- Competencies and skills lists to outline the above experience
- A commitment to upholding excellence in safety
Note: This is a sample job advertised by WorkPac Group. For a more detailed overview of this job, click the link below to go the WorkPac Group website.
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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
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.