Earthworks Operators - Expressions of Interest Western Australia - iMINCO

Earthworks Operators - Expressions of Interest Western Australia Western Australia, the Northern Territory, New South Wales and Queensland


Whittens Group is a reputable and privately owned Australian company which has continued to expand since its establishment in 2001. Diversification strategies have seen ourcontinuingsuccess within the current market as a leading self-performing contractor. Projects are currently underway in Western Australia, the Northern Territory, New South Wales and Queensland, covering resources, defense and infrastructure projects.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly efficient and ambitiouscompany focused on excellent results, where you can have a genuine influence on the delivery of this 6 month North west project.

Currently seeking operators for the below :

  • Dozers
  • Graders
  • Excavators
  • Front End Loaders
  • Roller
  • HR Truck Driver (Tipper & 9T Truck flat tray)

Job Details:

  • 2 weeks on 1 week off roster
  • FIFO from Perth Only
  • 12 hour days
  • 4-6 month project
  • BHP Inductions and site exposure highly regarded

Requirements :

  • 2 – 3 years experience within the civil and construction industry operating the machinery listed above
  • Hold valid machine qualifications and on the job experience
  • Multi ticketed applicants will be highly regarded
  • Heavy Rigid License
  • High Risk License (preferred)
  • OHS Construction Card (White/Blue Card)
  • High level of physical fitness
  • Initiative and demonstrated experience as a strong team player
  • Must be able to pass a Pre-employment Medical including a Drug & Alcohol Screen
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Must be willing to comply with mine site HSE requirement

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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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