Haul Truck Operators - CAT - iMINCO Mining Training Information

Haul Truck Operators - CAT 789/793/797

Bowen Basin mine - immediate start

Haul Truck Operators - CAT 789/793/797

About the Role

WorkPac are looking to employ Experienced Dump Truck Operators for a local mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland -  required for an immediate start.

  • 6/6 Roster
  • Onsite accommodation is included


  • Operate Rear CAT Dump Trucks 789/793/797
  • Maintain a High Level of Safety as always

Skills and Experience

  • CAT 789/793 or 797 truck experience
  • Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* induction
  • Current Coal Board Medical
  • Black Coal Competencies/ Site Authorisation
  • Rights to work in Australia
  • Current Drivers License


Caterpillar 789D Overview


Engine Model 3516C – HD
Gross Machine Operating Weight (GMW) 324319.0 kg
Nominal Payload Capacity 181.0 tonnes
Empty Operating Chassis Weight (EOCW) 99129.0 kg


Further information on this model

Do your research on the Cat 793D detail information page www.cat.com/789D haul truck

Why work for WorkPac

Looking after their employees is important to WorkPac. Their WorkPlus Employee Benefits program offers benefits across health, private insurance, financial services, travel and more, so it’s a great place to work.

WorkPac have a team of dedicated recruiters, most of which have in field knowledge of the industry, who make continuous contact to ensure you are happy at work. They are committed to ensuring you are happy and safe, you are their most valuable asset!

WorkPac is Australia’s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. They are proud to partner with some of the country’s leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Register or apply with WorkPac for Haul Truck Operator jobs for ongoing access to a big range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

WorkPac have over 45 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia with them.

Please Note: Only experienced Operators need apply- there are no entry level roles available.

How to apply for Haul Truck Operators – CAT

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 – CAT 789/793/797 job on SEEK

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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