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Experienced Operators Job, Queensland
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group
WorkPac is currently seeking experienced and motivated Pre Strip and Coal Mining Dump Truck Operators for an open cut coal mine, located 60km South East of Moranbah and 200km South West of Mackay in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland
Minimum of 12 months experience is essential operating either, Mechanical Dump Truck: CAT 789, 793, 793 or Electric Dump Truck Komastu 830, 930, Liebherr T282.
PRE STRIP DUMP TRUCK OPERATORS ??? 7/7 ROSTER
COAL MINING DUMP TRUCK OPERATORS – 6/6 ROSTER (3DAYS/3NIGHTS)
Ongoing role for an Immediate Start
BIBO Available from Rockhampton and Mackay
FIFO Option from Townsville (at own cost)
Camp and Meals Provided
BIBO Camp to Site
Minimum 12 months mine site experience operating Mechanical or Electric Dump Trucks
SSE/Delegate Signed Skills List or Unsigned Skilled List Supported by RII
Current Drivers Licence
Current Coal Board Medical or willing to obtain
Current Standard 11 Induction Training or
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Category: Mining, Oil & Gas
Published Date: 16/04/2019
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group
Workpac Group Experienced Operators Job in QLD
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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
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.