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Heavy Machinery Mining Pre-Strip Operator
- $43.20 – $46.26 p/h + Super paid on all hrs worked
- 6/6 roster
- All meals and accommodation provided
Experienced pre-strip operators are required for positions within the Bowen Basin on a 6/6 roster.
Client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. The client currently has several vacancies available for experienced pre-strip operators to work on a 6/6 roster.
Your new role
Your new role will consist of, but not be limited to, operating a variety of heavy machinery in an open cut mining environment, while adhering to mine site safety regulations.
To be a suitable applicant for this position you will require:
- Coal Board Medical
- Standard 11 Induction Training
- Drivers License
- Experience operating CAT 789, 793, 797 or T282
- Excavator or Shovel experience highly regarded
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you a position within the Bowen Basin region operating on a 7:7 roster. You will be paid super for all hours worked on site, all meals and accommodation will be provided to you by the client and there is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work based on performance.
What you need to do now
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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 Induction TrainingApply for Heavy Machinery Coal Mining Pre-Strip Operator Bowen Basin
About the Bowen Basin
The Queensland 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.
Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.
- Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
- New Hope Corporation Limited
- QCoal Pty Ltd
- Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
- Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
- Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
- Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
- Conquest Mining Limited
- Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
- BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
- Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
- Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
- Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
- TEC Coal Pty Ltd
- TerraCom Australia
- Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
- Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd
For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list
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™
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Caterpillar Haul truck 789
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There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.
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