Electric Mechanical Haul Truck Operator Coal mining Mackay QLD

Stellar Recruitment are currently seeking for Electric & Mechanical Haul Truck Operator - Coal mining Mackay QLD

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Experienced Haul Truck Operator – Coal Mining Jobs

  • $45.80ph + Super paid on every hour
  • 7/7 12 hr day shifts & night shifts
  • Camp & meals provided

Electric Mechanical Haul Truck Operator Coal mining Mackay QLD

Stellar Recruitment operate and specialize in the Mining Recruitment sector and have done so since the company’s beginning in 2006. Stellar offer a wide array of mining recruitment and workforce solutions across a range of positions.

About the role:

This particular role presents an opportunity for permanency. As an experienced Haul Truck Operator you will be part of one of the world’s largest mining services provider and a company that is committed to delivering best-for-mines services.


Stellar are searching for experienced Electric & Mechanical Haul Truck Operators to operate the following machinery:

  • CATERPILLAR 785, 789, 793 & 797
  • KOMATSU 830E, 930E

Experience & requirements: 

  • Minimum 12 months recent coal mining experience
  • Supporting RIIs or Site Authorization (SSC)
  • Current open class drivers license
  • Current CBM – Section 4
  • Standard 11 Induction Training Mine Safety Induction (Surface)
  • Birth Certificate/Passport


  • Camp (Permanent rooms) & meals are provided
  • Temporary to Permanent opportunities (After 6 months)
  • Drive in Drive out / Bus in Bus out opportunities

NOTE: This is a sample of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained mining and heavy machinery equipment. Each job requires different levels of education, experience and qualifications. Wherever possible, link to the courses we offer will be provided as links. We encourage you to continue to do your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.

If you feel you have the required skills and are searching to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.

All applications are treated in the strictest of confidence and your details will not be forwarded to the company without gaining your prior consent. Make yourself stand out from everyone and create your resume with keywords contain.

How to Apply:

To apply for these positions please click on the APPLY link below. Alternatively, please email your resume quoting reference number TM30544 or call Tara for a confidential conversation to discuss current opportunities.

Apply for Experienced Electric & Mechanical Haul Truck Operator Coal mining QLD 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.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 789

The Caterpillar 789 dump truck is typically used in open pit mining. The 789 has a capacity of 177 tonnes, and its engine can produce 1770 horsepower.

There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.

Read more about the CAT 789 mining dump truck on our website.

Komatsu 830E Haul Truck

The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.

The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.

This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.

The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.

Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu 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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