Dump Truck Operators Alcoa – Expressions of Interest
About Alcoa Australia: Alcoa’s Australian operations represent the world’s largest integrated bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting and rolling system.
Also operating the country’s largest aluminium recycling plant, Alcoa adds value to Australia’s local, state and national economies at every stage. Alcoa currently operates two bauxite mines within its Western Australian Mineral Lease.
The Huntly mine, established in the early 1970s is located near Dwellingup and is the world’s largest bauxite mine, supplying bauxite ore to the Pinjarra and Kwinana Refineries. The Willowdale mine is located east of Waroona and supplies bauxite ore to the Wagerup Refinery.
Suitable applicants will have:
- Recent mining industry experience
- Experience operating Cat 785, Cat 789, Cat 793, Komatsu 730E or similar
These roles are temporary positions with Alcoa working at either Huntly or Willowdale mine sites located in Dwellingup and Waroona respectively.
Successful applicants will go into our talent pool to be contacted when vacancies become available. If you are interested in working for Alcoa on a short term basis, then please send through your current CV.
Chandler Macleod and Alcoa are Equal Opportunity Employer’s and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply, including women and indigenous candidates.
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This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*Apply for Heavy Coal Mining Dump Truck Operators Alcoa Mines
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
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.