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Operator Coal Mining Level 3 Job, Queensland
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group
WorkPac’s client is Australias largest coal miner and exporter, the world’s largest supplier to the sea borne coking coal market and largest coal producer and supplier of metallurgical coal. They have several mine sites across the Bowen Basin consisting primarily of open cut mines.
About the Role
WorkPac is currently seeking experienced Dump Truck Operators for a mine located near Coppabella.
Skills & Experience
To be a suitable applicant for this position you will require:
Coal Board Medical
Standard 11 Induction Training
Experience operating all of the below;
CAT 789, 793, 797 Trucks
Minimum 12 months experience operating
What you’ll get in return
Super paid on all hours
BIBO – Mackay or DIDO
Camp @ Civeo Coppabella
7/7 Roster, Rotating Days and Nights
Site Inductions Provided at no cost to you
What you need to do now
If you believe you are suitable for this role and match the above criteria then please forward an
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Category: Mining, Oil & Gas
Published Date: 30/04/2019
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group
Workpac Group Operator Coal Mining Level 3 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.
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.