Experienced Operator / Step Up OCE
- ASAP Start | 5/4/4/5 Roster | 12.5 hour shifts
- Opportunity for TWRB Payment after 6 months
- $45.14 – $115.00 p/h + Super Paid on all hours worked
PLEASE NOTE – There is NO accommodation provided so please only apply if you have residence in the Emerald or Blackwater area.
About the company
This organization is an industry leader, employing a wide range of trades and skilled individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An opportunity is available for an experienced Mine Services Operator and Step Up Open Cut Examiner to join this client on a coal mine site located near Emerald.
Your new role
This position will be a varied role working as an operator and a Step Up OCE as required in one of the open cut coal mines in the Bowen Basin.
When operating, you will be required to operate CAT 793 Dump Trucks, 14/16 Graders and Excavators.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be an ideal candidate for this vacancy, you must have:
- Your own accommodation in Blackwater or Emerald as well as own transport to and from site.
- Open Cut Mine Site Experience
- OCE Ticket & Experience with machinery skills
- Current Coal Board Medical (or willing to obtain)
- Current Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* (or willing to obtain)
- Current Driver’s License
What you’ll get in return
How to Apply
If you’re interested in this role & meet the above criteria, Alternatively, for more information, please contact the Mackay office on 07 4960 1100.
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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
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.