Haul Truck Operators & All Rounders
Global Product Search (GPS) is an established company that specialises in the supply of labour resources, recruitment services, mining supplies, tooling hire and simulator training to various markets throughout Australia.
Multiple positions are currently available in the Dysart, Middlemount, Blackwater & Glenden regions with starts ASAP.
Working for a local employer of choice, GPS can also offer:
- Weekly Pays
- Family friendly 7/7 roster
- Camp & Meals Provided
- Buses from Mackay & Rockhampton (dependent on site)
- Salary Sacrificed Flight Options (dependent on site)
Candidates must possess experience operating:
Haul Truck Operators:
- 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 itâ€™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 is to get to know the these trucks inside out. To get started, download the Caterpillar 785 manual here.– CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's
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 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 â€“ 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.
- Liebherr T282
- Komatsu 830E – 960E or Equivalent Electric/Mechanical Trucks
All candidates must also have the following:
- Current Drivers License
- Current Coal Board Medical ...*Coal Board Medical*
- Current Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* or BMA Induction
- Relevant Site Authorizations, Site Training Transcript or Letter (signed by SSE or Delegate)
Global Product Search is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Female and culturally diverse candidates to apply.
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