Haul Truck and Multi-skilled Operators - FIFO Brisbane - Bowen Basin

Experienced Truck & Multi skilled Operator required for an ongoing position in the Bowen Basin

Haul Truck and Operators - FIFO Multi-skilled Bowen Basin


  • 7/7 Roster, Immediate Start
  • Ongoing Contract
  • Accommodation & Meals Provided

The Company

This client is an industry leader, employing a wide range of skilled trades and individuals throughout the Bowen Basin in Queensland. An opportunity has opened for a Dump Truck & Multi Skilled Operator to join this client for an ongoing contract.

CAT 797 operations experience essential


In this job [Haul Truck and Multi-skilled Operators – FIFO Bowen Basin], you will be responsible for operating CAT 797 dump trucks.


It is also desirable that you have operating skills & experience on;

  • Dozers
  • Graders
  • Water Carts
  • Excavators

What you’ll need to succeed

You will have a current;

  • Coal Board Medical
  • Standard 1

You will also need previous experience operating the Caterpillar equipment listed above. To be eligible to apply, you must live within 100km of the Brisbane or Cairns Airport.

Please ensure your residential address is listed on your resume when applying in order to be considered for the position.

What you’ll get in return

You will work on a fly in, fly out basis from the Brisbane or Cairns airport for an ongoing contract. You will be provided with accommodation and meals while working on a 7/7 day and night roster.

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Haul Truck and Multi-skilled Operators – FIFO Bowen Basin

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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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