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Haul Truck Operators – Residential Emerald
Haul Truck jobs Operators Residential Emerald QLD
- Residential role Emerald
- Long Term Work
- Stable Site
Due to a resurgence to favorable market conditions, there client are searching to take advantage of the current market through the addition of a new Digger circuit to their already successful mining operation in the Southern Bowen Basin.
Therefore they need a number of experienced Haul Truck Operators searching to work a lifestyle roster. All candidates must live in Emerald or be prepared to relocate to the area and BIBO to site each day, allowing you to be home with your family each night. Permanent positions will be offered upon successful completion of a short probation period.
All candidates must demonstrate the following to be considered:
- Reside in the local Emerald area or be willing to relocate (no DIDO/ FIFO options)
- Demonstrate 2+ years exp operating CAT 777, 785, 793 or Electric Trucks
- Current Standard 11 Induction Training and Coal Board Medical
- Excellent safety awareness
- Reliable attitude
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About the Bowen Basin
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 777
The Caterpillar 777 is a 100-ton haul truck, typically used in open pit mining, manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The first model of Caterpillar 777 was introduced in 1974. Its diesel engine is capable of putting out 870 horsepower. The 777D, introduced in 1996, was powered by a 938-horsepower diesel.
This truck is one of the entry-level haul trucks most new operators will learn on. Once competent, they will move up to the larger 785, especially when working on a coal mining site.
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.