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Heavy Mobile Haul Truck Operator
Client is seeking experienced Haul truck operators who’s values align with theirs. The client relish challenge, are resilient, know that lasting success is hard won and nurtured with solid, responsible, hard work.
They take the long-term view and have the privilege and responsibility of growing their business along sustainable lines. The client is specializing in the prestripping operation onsite which involves annual excavation of 33M bcm’s of overburden ahead of the client’s coal mining operations.
- Operating a variety of haul trucks on an open cut mine site.
- Maintain high standard of housekeeping on equipment.
- Communicate in a positive manner with other operators and assist in traffic management
- Experience on the following equipment is desired;
- Permanent position
- Annual leave and personal leave entitlements
- Camp & meals provided
- Bus in Bus out available from Mackay & Rockhampton
- Even time 7/7 Roster 12 hr day & night shifts
- Circa $100K + Super
You must display a stable work history with a minimum of 12 months coal mining experience in a production operation capacity. You must have a safety first attitude and a positive cando work ethic.
Successful applicants must be able to supply;
- Current Drivers License
- Supporting RIIs or Site Authorizations (SSC)
- Successful applicants must be willing to obtain;
- Standard 11 Induction Training
- BMA Core/Bridging & Saraji Site induction
- Current Coal Board medical
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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.