Dump truck operator jobs Mackay and Bowen Basin
There are some good opportunities for skilled and experienced Dump Truck Operators in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.
As always, an absolute commitment to working safely, complying with all site safety standards and ensuring a safe and environmentally healthy workplace is essential.
DUMP TRUCK OPERATORS – Sample requirements
- 7 on 7 off
- DIDO exit Mackay or FIFO exit Cairns / Brisbane
- Ongoing roles
– Black Coal Competencies in Haul Truck Operations, min CAT 785 (RII's [...Learn about RII's]’s )
– Minimum 2 years mobile plant operating experience
– Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*
– Current Coal Board Medical (Completed with the last 24 months) (CNB)
– Current Driver’s Licence
– A willingness to work rotating rosters
– Ability to contribute and work positively in a team environment
– Sound Work History
Woman are also strongly encouraged to apply for these roles.
See the a complete list of Dump Truck Operator jobs here: Experienced Dump Truck Operator Jobs Bowen Basin
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.