Experienced Multi skilled Mobile Plant Operators Bowen Basin - iMINCO

WorkPac are seeking Experienced Multi skilled Mobile Plant Operators Bowen Basin

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iMINCO Mining Information

Mackay & Coalfields, Queensland location.

This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

You need a Standard 11 Mining Induction to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure what this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.

Only applicants with real skills should apply. When sending in your application for the job, be sure to highlight the skills you have which are relevant.

Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.

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Multi skilled Mobile Plant Operators

Experienced Multi skilled Mobile Plant Operators Bowen Basin

Do you want a job in the mines that’s always going to give you a challenging day? Have you had enough of the same old job sites and attitudes?

Take a look at this Workpac job where their client is a specialist contractor of large-scale mining services to Australia’s major mining companies. This organization has its fingers in a lot of pies across several mine sites within the Queensland, Bowen Basin.

They’re offering a lifestyle friendly 7/7 roster across all mine sites. For the right people who show initiative and can get the job done, there’s the opportunities for up-skilling and even permanent roles if you can ‘cut the mustard’.

As always, WorkPac will favour you if you’re the type of person with the positive attitude and mindset personal safety and the safety of your workmates, performance, attendance and working well with your supervisors and managers. That’s all these mining companies want – it’s quite simple.

About the job

Reporting to the mining production superintendent, you’ll operate mobile plant equipment, consisting of CAT 793 Haul Trucks, EX5600 Excavators, D10/D11 Dozers and 16/24 Caterpillar Graders. As a key member of a high performing production team, your input will make all the difference.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Pre-start machinery checks
  • Operate equipment safely
  • Take the safety quiz here
  • Maintain equipment you’ll be working on
  • Work rotating 7/7 rosters at a mine site in the Bowen Basin
  • Operate mobile plant equipment, consisting of CAT 793 Haul Trucks, EX5600 Excavators, D10/D11 Dozers and 16/24 Caterpillar Graders
  • Follow company policies and procedures at all times

Experienced Multi skilled Mobile Plant Operators <strong>Bowen Basin</strong>

Skills/Experience

  • Current Drivers License
  • Current Coal Board Medical
  • Production oriented with a focus on achieving results for both yourself and for the company
  • Standard 11 Induction Training
  • High levels of initiative, intuition, personal motivation and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Your key focus is safety with a high attention to detail to abide by site procedures.
  • 2 years’ experience operating Mechanical Dump Trucks as a minimum CAT 793 Trucks
  • A medical including drug and alcohol testing is required as part of the recruitment process.

Benefits

  • 7/7 Roster
  • Camp and meals provided
  • Ongoing opportunities with possibility to transition to permanent.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia’s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. They are proud to partner with some of the country’s leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. WorkPac have over 35 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia.Apply for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

Experienced Multi skilled Mobile Plant Operators <strong>Bowen Basin</strong>

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Click on the apply button or for more information please contact:

  • Sophie Wood – Recruitment Coordinator
  • Mackay Office – 4969 4720

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Dump Truck Operator Salaries

How much do dump truck production operators earn in the mines?

Depending on where you live, or which state the mine is located in, as you can see from the information below, the salaries are very different. In Queensland and New South Wales, mining wages are pretty much the same for Dump Truck Operators. Working at a Western Australian mine you can expect to earn about 20% more than if you worked in QLD or NSW.

Dump truck operator jobs are advertised on SEEK and other mining jobs boards regularly.

According to online jobs website Indeed (au.indeed.com), the average salary for a Dump Truck Production Operator in Australia is $41.98 per hour. Salary estimates are based on 326 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Dump Truck Drivers. The data was collected from past and present job ads on Indeed over the last 36 months.

Payscale.com Dump Truck Driver Pay Estimates

Looking at the salary of an entry-level Dump Truck Driver with less than 1 year experience, you can expect to earn an average hourly wage (includes bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$42 based on 24 pay reviews.

With so many different and conflicting articles about salaries, it's difficult to know what the exact take home pay is for a Dump Truck Operator.

Blackwater, Queensland Dump Truck Salaries +40%

According to Payscale.com, Dump Truck Operators in the Queensland Bowen Basin area of Blackwater, earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. Dump Truck Operators also get more money in Western Australia (26.6% more) and Kalgoorlie (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (19.6% less), Brisbane, Queensland (16.2% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (14.3% less).

SEEK mining job salaries for dump truck production operators

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What are dump truck operator employers looking for?

The following list is a collection of requirements you'll find in most advertised dump truckk operator jobs

  • Experience operating CAT trucks
  • A willingness to work rotating rosters
  • Ability to contribute and work positively in a team environment
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test
  • Competitive Hourly Rate plus super on all hours worked
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Current Standard 11 or willing to obtain a Standard 11
  • Have a strong commitment to safety and Zero Harm and ensure this is a
  • priority and at the forefront of all your decision-making
  • Have a strong work history
  • High level of safety awareness
  • Relevant current RII Competencies
  • Relevant RII/ SSE sign offs/ Competencies
  • Right to work in Australia - Birth Certificate or Australian Passport
  • Sound Work History
  • Be reliable and a team player
    • About the Bowen Basin

      The Queensland 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.

      Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.

      • Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
      • New Hope Corporation Limited
      • QCoal Pty Ltd
      • Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
      • Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
      • Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
      • Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
      • Conquest Mining Limited
      • Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
      • BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
      • Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
      • Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
      • Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
      • TEC Coal Pty Ltd
      • TerraCom Australia
      • Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
      • Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd

      For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list

      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.

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