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Coal Mining Operator – Haul Trucks
PLEASE NOTE – There is NO accommodation provided for this role so please only apply if you have residence in the Emerald or Blackwater area.
Your new company
This organization is an industry leader, employing a wide range of trades and skilled individuals through out the Bowen Basin. An opportunity is available for an experienced Coal Mining Operator to join this client on a coal mine site located near Emerald.
Your new role
This job will see you operating Kress 200/220 Haulers and/or CAT 793 Dump Trucks working 12.5 hour shifts on a coal mine site.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be an ideal candidate for this role, you must have:
- Your own accommodation in Blackwater or Emerald as well as own transport to and from site.
- Current Coal Board Medical and Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain)
- Be highly motivated and skilled in an open cut operation environment
- Have experience on Dump Trucks and hold valid RII’s
- Have the ability to work 12.5 hour shifts on a rotating Day & Night Roster (PJ day included)
What you’ll get in return
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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 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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.