Experienced Dump truck Operators for a Major Mining Client in the Bowen Basin
Experienced dump truck operators for a major mining client in the Bowen Basin, reputed for its outstanding working environment and exciting job opportunities. The role offers a competitive remuneration package for the right candidate.
- Dump Truck / Multi skilled Operator
- Ongoing Opportunity
- FIFO from Brisbane
- 7/7 Roster
About the Role:
- Fly-in/fly-out from Brisbane
- 7/7 Roster
- Village accommodation provided
To be successful for this role, you must:
- Have experience with operating a mix Cat Caterpillar 785 ...Learn about CAT 785's
The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, or off-road truck as they are sometimes called are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This truck has proven it’s worth for years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.
Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger Caterpillar dump trucks, giving them the confidence and ability to handle larger load capacities on a range of challenging mine sites.
One of the biggest advantages you can have is to get to know the these trucks inside out. To get started, download the Caterpillar 785 manual here., 789, CAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's
, CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's
The 797 is one of the biggest dump trucks on a mine site with a ladder stairway leads the operator straight into the cockpit, essentially, you are working at heights when beginning your pre-start checklist.
These machines really are the work horse of the mining sector, hauling load after load, day in day out – often working round the clock in shifts to get the most out of every day. These monster mining trucks are ultra class, with a tough two-axle design and powerful tourque engine which is perfect for the different types of mine sites in Australia.
These machines are expensive to build and operate, so mining companies are always on the lookout for good operators who understand the need to treat these vehicles with the respect they deserve. Coming in at around 7 million each, with tyres costing anywhere from $45,000 per piece, these machine need to be taken care of.
The 797F, can transport about 400 tons making it one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world.
With a top speed of 67.6 km/h, given the size and weight of the 797, it can really move; and it has the grunt and power to tackle most inclines and difficult driving conditions. In some of the highest mines in the world, the CAT 797 has been flow up to the mine in pieces and assembled on site., OR water cart, grader, excavator, loader experience
- Have coal mining experience working as mobile plant operator
- Be passed out and have your RII's [...Learn about RII's] for truck/dozer/grader/loader operations
- Brisbane based
- Coal Board Medical ...*Coal Board Medical* Section 4
- Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* Statement of Attainment
- Passport or (Birth certificate along with Drivers Licence)
- 2 x work referees
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