Excavator Operators Surface Mining production Kambalda WA

Gold Fields Looking for Excavator Operators Surface Mining production Kambalda WA

Excavator Operators Surface Mining production

Excavator Operators Surface Mining production Kambalda WA

Excavator Operators Surface Mining production Kambalda WA

Gold Fields are currently seeking Excavator Operators to join the Surface Mining Team at St Ives.

As the Excavator Operator, you will provide a quality and timely excavator operating services to load ore and waste minimizing dilution and ore loss whilst maintaining mine production targets. This role is offered on a 5 days on, 5 nights on, 5 days off roster, and would require the incumbent to be residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Always act in a manner than seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times.
  • Operating Komatsu earth moving equipment to extract ore according to production plans and instruction
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in operated equipment, workshops and wherever works are carried out to ensure a safe work environment
  • Supporting the efficient operation of the mining systems and processes by providing reliable and accurate operational knowledge and practical application to minimize down time and potential loss of production
  • Assisting with the achievement of budgeted maintenance targets by operating with care, providing preventative maintenance through scheduled inspections, servicing, adjustments, troubleshooting and organizing the timely repair of operated equipment.

Key factors to your success include;

  • Previous experience in Surface Mining production operating excavators is essential. Experience operating PC3000 and PC2000 excavators would be highly regarded
  • Previous experience with dispatch (WENCO) systems is desirable.
  • Previous experience and willingness to operate mechanical drive dump trucks and ancillary equipment will be desirable.
  • Holding a valid C class drivers license is essential, HR/MR license is desirable
  • Completion of Year 10 secondary education
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential

Excavator Operators Surface Mining production Kambalda WA

Interested parties should submit their Curriculum Vitae to: www.goldfields.com.au

Gold Fields Australia is an equal opportunity employer. They are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from Female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates

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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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