Mining Excavator Operator - FIFO from Townsville - iMINCO Mining

Mining Excavator Operator Multiple CAT Equipment Operators to join Immediately on an Ongoing Contract in Bowen Basin

Liebherr 996 Mining Excavator Operator <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Job - iMINCO

Mining Excavator Operator – FIFO from Townsville

  • Ongoing Role in Bowen Basin
  • Immediate Start, 7/7 Roster
  • FIFO from Townsville – $130.00 contribution fee

Your new company

This employer is an industry leader, employing a wide range of skilled trades and individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An opportunity is currently available for a multiple CAT Equipment Operators to join this client immediately on an ongoing contract in the Bowen Basin.

Role

This pre-strip role will see you operating a variety of CAT equipment on a coal mine site in the Bowen Basin – you will fly in and fly out from Townsville to Moranbah on an ongoing contract and a 7/7 Roster (Wednesday-Wednesday for Day Shift & Thursday-Thursday for Night Shift).

You will be also responsible for operating;

  • Liebherr 996
  • Hitachi 3600 or 5600 Excavators

What you’ll need to succeed

You will be required to have extensive experience on AT LEAST one of the excavators listed above – multiple certifications / RII's [...Learn about RII's]’s will be advantageous.

You also must have a Coal Board Medical (issued within the last 5 years), current machinery RII's [...Learn about RII's]’s and a Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* or willing to obtain one if successful.

What you’ll get in return

You will be granted with an immediate start and an ongoing contract in the Bowen Basin – FIFO from Townsville.
Your Meals and Accommodation are provided at no extra cost and you will be working on a 7/7 Roster. There will also be no induction costs to you.
There is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.

PLEASE NOTE: Flights are organized by the client and self funded with subsidy (You will make a $130.00 contribution to the return flight each fortnight – deducted from wages).
If you’re interested in this role and you believe your skills, experience and competencies match the above criteria, please click “apply” button as per below

 

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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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