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Haul Truck Operator – Muswellbrook Mining
This is the perfect opportunity to work locally within the Muswellbrook area and be home every night. There onsite management team will help you get started in your next career adventure.
- Ongoing Position with an immediate start
- Competitive rate of up to $46.89 + Super & overtime options available
- 4 panel roster, 7 day fortnight and every 2nd weekend off
- Medical and induction expenses included
Skills & Experience:
- Letter of competency OR Training transcript to validate your experience
- Order 41 medical
- Experience operating CAT 785, Liebherr T282 and Komatsu 830E
- Reside within 1 hour of Muswellbrook
- Current Drivers License
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How to Apply:
Applicants must be willing & able to pass a pre-employment medical & regular drug screening.
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Phone Number: 1300 STELLAR
Caterpillar Haul truck 785
The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, Dump Truck or off-road truck as they are called in the U.S. are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This huge truck has proven it’s worth for many years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.
Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger CAT 793 and CAT 797 truck, 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 get if you are looking to learn how to drive these big machines is to get to know the finer details.
Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu website