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Caterpillar 793 Operator Mining Positions Bowen Basin QLD
WorkPac are searching for CAT 793 Dump Truck Operators to start work at a mine in the Bowen Basin. You’ll need 12 months of operating experience with training transcripts or sign offs for CAT 793 or Komatsu 830E/930E.
If this is you be sure to get over a resume ASAP!
Duties and responsibilities for this dump truck role:
- Pre-start checks
- Maintain equipment
- Operate equipment safely
- Follow company policies and procedures
Skills and experience for this mining operator job:
- Current Standard 11 Induction Training or willing to obtain
- Current Coal board medical or willing to obtain
- Pre- employment medical and Drug and Alcohol
Culture and benefits of this CAT driver position:
- DIDO or BIBO- From Mackay
- Potential to go permanent with the client in the future
- On-going mining project
Their client is a leading provider of specialised large-scale mining services to Australia’s major mining companies. Through efficient and innovative practices, their team provide cost-effective and reliable earthmoving services with a focus on excellence and an unwavering commitment to safety.
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About the Bowen Basin
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.
Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu website