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Haul Truck Operator

Haul Truck Operator Jobs

  • Multiple roles available throughout the Bowen Basin, Queensland
  • BIBO & DIDO options available
  • Competitive Rates + Immediate Start for the right applcants

The team at Stellar Wokforce would like to hear from experienced Coal Mining Haul Truck Operators who hold RII's [...Learn about RII's]’s for any of the following machinery:

  • CAT Caterpillar 785 [...Learn about CAT 785's]



    The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, or off-road truck as they are sometimes called are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This truck has proven it’s worth for years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.

    Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger Caterpillar dump trucks, giving them the confidence and ability to handle larger load capacities on a range of challenging mine sites.

    One of the biggest advantages you can have to get to know the these trucks inside out. To get started, download the Caterpillar 785 manual here.

    , 789, CAT 793 [...Learn about CAT 793's]



    , CAT 797 [...Learn about CAT 797's]

    CAT 797 haul truck mining dump truck

    The 797 is one of the biggest dump trucks on a mine site with a ladder stairway leads the operator straight into the cockpit, essentially, you are Working at Heights [Working at Heights] when beginning your pre-start checklist.

    These machines really are the work horse of the mining sector, hauling load after load, day in day out – often working round the clock in shifts to get the most out of every day. These monster mining trucks are ultra class, with a tough two-axle design and powerful tourque engine which is perfect for the different types of mine sites in Australia.

    These machines are expensive to build and operate, so mining companies are always on the lookout for good operators who understand the need to treat these vehicles with the respect they deserve. Coming in at around 7 million each, with tyres costing anywhere from $45,000 per piece, these machine need to be taken care of.

    The 797F, can transport about 400 tons making it one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world.

    With a top speed of 67.6 km/h, given the size and weight of the 797, it can really move; and it has the grunt and power to tackle most inclines and difficult driving conditions. In some of the highest mines in the world, the CAT 797 has been flow up to the mine in pieces and assembled on site.

  • Komatsu 730, 830
  • Liebherr T262, T282

To be considered for this role you must display a strong and stable work background with 2+ years recent mining experience, in addition to a safety first attitude. Ideal applicants will be available to commence immediately.

Successful applicants must be able to supply:

Please note; these are not trainee Dump Truck [ > Dump Truck Training] operator positions – you will only be contacted if you meet the above criteria.

How to apply for Haul Truck Operator Jobs

Email a copy of your updated resume to Brisbanemining@corestaff.com.au

or if you’d prefer, go to the SEEK website to find out more about the Haul Truck Operators job on SEEK

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About the Bowen Basin

The Bowen Basin is Queensland's coal mine region and contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. It was named after the first Govenor of Queensland, Sir George Bowen.

This major coal producing region is home to one of the world's largest deposits of bituminous coal. The Bowen Basin, which contains virtually all ofthe state's hard coking coal, is the most important source of export coal in Queensland. This is why it's such a mining jobs hotspot.

High quality coal is mined here, both above and below ground, creating many opportunities for workers who seek long-term employment.

Most of the basin's open cut and underground coal mines are located in the north. The basin has around 50 operational coal mines. The Goonyella railway line is the main route for coal exports via Dalrymple Bay and Hay Point. Coal is also sent by way of the Port of Gladstone.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore. There is an estimated population of over 40,000 people in the area. Click here for a map of the Bowen Basin and its communities.

A good source of information for job-seekers, is the mines maps of Queensland - which you can download here. Bowen Basin Mining Map.

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