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Mobile Plant Operator Job WorkPac Group – iMINCO

This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

You need a Standard 11 Mining Induction to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure what this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.

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Mobile Plant Operator Job, Queensland

Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group

WorkPac are currently seeking Experienced Operators for the Clermont Coal Mine located in the Bowen Basin.

These positions call for you to be experienced in operating:
Komatsu Electric Drive 830E & 930E Trucks

You will be required to have current:
Minimum 2 years experience on 830E and 930E (minimum CAT 789)
Coal board medical
Standard 11 Induction Training (Statement of Attainment) or equivalent BMA (Statement of Attainment)
Clear drug and alcohol test
Drivers license
BCC for equipment or site authorisations

Only applications with a fatigue base in the area of Moranbah, Dysart, Capella and Emerald will be considered. Local applicants from Clermont will also be considered. 7on 7off roster and top camp facilities.

Note: This is a job advertised by WorkPac Group. For a more detailed overview of this job, click the link below for the WorkPac Group website.

At times, these jobs could be removed from the WorkPac Group website; which is beyond our control. If this is the case, you can search for Mobile Plant Operator jobs on Google here:

https://www.workpacgroup.com/mining-oil-and-gas-jobs/mobile-plant-operator/3025259

Category: Mining, Oil & Gas
Published Date: 26/05/2020
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group

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Workpac Group Mobile Plant Operator Job in QLD

About the Bowen Basin

The Queensland 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.

Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.

  • Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
  • New Hope Corporation Limited
  • QCoal Pty Ltd
  • Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
  • Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
  • Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
  • Conquest Mining Limited
  • Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
  • BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
  • Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
  • Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
  • Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
  • TEC Coal Pty Ltd
  • TerraCom Australia
  • Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
  • Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd

For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 789

The Caterpillar 789 dump truck is typically used in open pit mining. The 789 has a capacity of 177 tonnes, and its engine can produce 1770 horsepower.

There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.

Read more about the CAT 789 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