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Experienced Haul Truck Coal Mining Operators
Be part of a great culture at Moorvale Mine A number of opportunities for Experienced Haul Truck Operators 7/7 Even Time Roster
About the company:
Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company. They are a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies. Peabody has 23 operations across the United States and Australia, and has 6,700 employees globally, servicing metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries, on five continents. They offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognize and develop employees.
Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometers southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverized coal (LV-PCI) for export markets. Working a 7/7 Day Night rotating roster, experienced Haul Truck Operators will have a strong safety focus and commitment to contribute to a positive work culture.
To be considered, candidates must be able to attend a Recruitment Assessment Center in mid-May and possess the following skills:
- A mining competency with for either Electrical and/or Mechanical Trucks (preferably Komatsu 830E and CAT793/CAT785).
- A proven track record in safety and production
This position is offered on a 7/7 Day Night rotating roster and can allow for a residential, DIDO or FIFO lifestyle.
Strong commitment to safety as a way of life Ability to meet and exceed set targets Open cut coal mining or heavy industry experience An effective team player
Commit to safety and health as a way of life Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration Are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace Offer a reward and recognition program Provide professional and technical development opportunities Support employees to achieve professional accreditation Peabody prides itself on being a values driven company.
They strive, through their people, to achieve their mission and live values of Safety, Customer Focus, Leadership, People, Excellence, Integrity and Sustainability. They take responsibility to for the environment, benefit communities and restore the land for generations that follow.
Apply to Peabody today and grow your career. For more information, visit or click apply now. Please apply directly as submissions from recruitment agencies will not be considered without prior approval. All applications will be treated as highly confidential and will not be disclosed beyond HR and the hiring manager.
To apply for this position
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Experienced Haul Truck Operators Coppabella Moorvale mine QLD 4741
Caterpillar Haul truck 785
The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, Dump Truck or off-road truck as they are called in the U.S. are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This huge truck has proven it’s worth for many years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.
Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger CAT 793 and CAT 797 truck, 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 get if you are looking to learn how to drive these big machines is to get to know the finer details.
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.
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