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Experienced Mining Operators Pilbara

Mining Operators – Experienced

Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) has a vision be the safest, lowest cost, most profitable iron ore producer.

Since it was founded in 2003, Fortescue has discovered and developed significant iron ore deposits and constructed some of the largest mines in the world, now producing more than 165 million tonnes of iron ore per annum.

Experienced Mining Operators Pilbara

About the role

Currently seeking Experienced Mining Operators who have the skills and ability to operate a minimum of 3 mobile equipment – water, truck, wheel dozer, grader, loader, track dozer, excavator. You will be required to operate mobile equipment at maximum efficiency, while maintaining safety, environmental and heritage standards, to achieve required operational targets for the business.

Key accountability will include:

  • Demonstrate behaviour that aligns with FMG values.
  • Comply with Zero Harm principles on a daily basis
  • Meet daily operational targets
  • Maintain assets to operational capacity
  • Constantly strive to increase process efficiency

Qualifications and skills required:

  • WA Class HR Driver’s Licence
  • Senior First Aid
  • Relevant mobile equipment certification
  • Demonstrated experience with earthmoving equipment
  • Mobile equipment operation in mining industry – desirable
  • Ability to skilfully operate a variety of machines
  • Ability to read mine plans
  • Communication/ interpersonal skills –  two-way operation
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of Mine Safety & Inspection and OHS Act/Regs
  • Time management skills

There values drive culture and business performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. They recognize the benefits of a diverse workforce, they celebrate and respect people’s differences and are committed to being inclusive at all times. Strongly encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.


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Experienced Mining Operators Pilbara

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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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