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Protech Mackay

Mining Civil Excavator Operators

Civil Excavator Operators Wanted for major Civil Projects based here in Mackay!

Protech are a leading national recruitment specialist to the civil construction industry, partnering with a number of clients whom are recognized as employers of choice within the industry.

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They are looking for applicants with extensive experience operating Excavators from 30 to 50 tonne with GPS experience, including bulk earthworks experience, to join growing team on a project in the Mackay region (Contract running for over18 months).

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Previous experience in a similar role – 2 referees to confirm experience
  • Current Excavator ticket (RII's [...Learn about RII's] License or equivalent)
  • Drivers License
  • White/ Blue Construction Card
  • Predominately Civil background
  • Must be able to demonstrate that you have experience
  • Pass a Pre-Employment Medical including Drug and Alcohol screen

The ability to operate more than one type of plant is desirable but not compulsory. This is a highly sort after role with plenty of overtime available, full time hours available from Monday to Friday. Locals need only apply, though candidates willing to relocate will be considered.

Any questions regarding this role, please don’t hesitate to contact the Mackay Protech Office on (07) 3440 2853.

If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.

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How to apply

If you feel that you have the relevant skills and tickets and are able to successfully pass a Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol screen then please Apply Now!

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 *Standard 11 Training*

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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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