Mine Site Operators Coal Australia Dawson Mine - iMINCO Mining

Anglo American Coal Business currently seeking Mine Site Operators Coal Australia Dawson Mine


Mine Site Operators Contract – Dawson Mine


Company exists to make a real difference for everyone whose lives we touch. They mine the materials that make modern life possible, in ways that are safer, smarter and more responsible. Anglo American has operated in Australia since 2000 and there portfolio includes thermal and metallurgical coal across five mines, both open-cut and underground.

They strive to create an inclusive environment for all employees. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for all vacant positions.

Mine Site Operators Coal Australia Dawson Mine

Entry Level Mine Site Operators – Contract

Dawson Mine site is offering an exciting opportunity for entry level production operators to join there diverse workforce. This is your first step into the mining industry. You will be trained onsite and will support large mining operation.

Applicants will be employed on Entry Level Operator Program by one of  labour hire partners; OneKey or Workpac

Successful applicants will possess the following:

  • Commitment to safe work behaviours and adherence to site safety procedures
  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to contribute and work positively in a team environment
  • Basic computer and numeracy skills
  • Prepared to work shift work; including days, nights and weekends
  • Located within Central Queensland (evidence required)

The following will be highly regarded but are not essential:

  • Previous machine operating experience
  • Previous experience working shifts/rosters
  • Current Coal industry Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*
  • Current Coal Board Medical
  • Valid HR License

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This is a rare entry level opportunity to be trained and gain work experience as an operator, on a contract basis through Onekey or Workpac at Dawson Open cut Mine site

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

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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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