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Heavy Duty Fitter 7:7 – Diesel Maintenance
Australia’s leading privately owned staffing solutions provider, WorkPac is focused and committed to the attraction, selection and career management of talented individuals across a wide range of industries and disciplines. They work with iconic and respected companies Australia wide to assist in establishing their recruitment needs and maximizing the capabilities of their workforce.
If you would like to be a part of a successful business, contribute positively to company growth and be recognized for your valued contribution, WorkPac may be able to help you.
They are searching for individuals who want to uncover both local and national work opportunities with the potential for ongoing assignments and even temp to perm placement.
Located North West of Cairns, there client is one of the world’s largest metals and mining corporations responsible for developing high quality mines and operations both nationally and internationally.
To be considered for this role you MUST have:
- Heavy duty trade certificate (Diesel Fitter)
- Demonstrated post trade experience
- Experience working in a mining environment
- Experience working with: Caterpillar D11T Dozer, 992G Loader, 993K Loader, 777 & 785 Caterpillar Trucks
In this role you will be required to:
- Perform scheduled maintenance on mobile plant
- Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety
- Be punctual and well presented
- Demonstrated a solid work ethic
- Pass a pre-employment medical
What you can expect from the role:
- Ongoing assignment
- FIFO from Cairns
- 7:7 roster
- Remote mining environment
To apply for this position, please follow the link provided and submit your resume along with any relevant licenses and qualifications.
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This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Heavy Duty Diesel Fitter Mining maintenance Weipa QLD
Caterpillar Haul truck 777
The Caterpillar 777 is a 100-ton haul truck, typically used in open pit mining, manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The first model of Caterpillar 777 was introduced in 1974. Its diesel engine is capable of putting out 870 horsepower. The 777D, introduced in 1996, was powered by a 938-horsepower diesel.
This truck is one of the entry-level haul trucks most new operators will learn on. Once competent, they will move up to the larger 785, especially when working on a coal mining site.
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.