Experienced Dump Truck Operators CAT - Blackwater mine site

Experienced Dump Truck Operators for a contract at an adjacent Blackwater Mine Site

Operators CAT 773 or 777

  • Life Style Off Roster – D/N
  • Immediate Start
  • Opportunity to go permanent after 3 months

WorkPac is currently seeking Experienced Dump Truck Operators for a contract at an adjacent Blackwater mine site. Previous mining experience advantageous however applicants with civil experience operating Moxy, 777, 773 dump trucks or larger maybe considered.


  • Current Site Skills List for machinery operated such as 773 or 777
  • Current Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*
  • Current Coal Board Medical – Section 4
  • Right to Work in Australia
  • Current Driver’s License
  • A willingness to work rotating rosters
  • Ability to contribute and work positively within a team environment.
  • Proven history Dump Truck History.

Highly Desired

  • Mining experience with Grader
  • Dozer or Excavator.

This Role Offer

  • Immediate Start – Opportunity to go permanent after 3 months
  • Local allowance or camp option.
  • Bus in bus out to site each day.

You will be required to produce verification of competencies for the above mentioned tickets and have a minimum 2 years experience.

On-boarding Process
Please note that the on-boarding process for these roles will require a validation of competencies, reference checks, interview and pre employment medical and drug and alcohol test.

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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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