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Operator Job, Queensland
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group
MULTI SKILLED OPERATORS
* Roster 7/7
* Immediate Start
* Meals and Accommodation provided
WorkPac currently have a number of opportunities for experienced Operators to commence work immediately. This work could start as early as next week. You will form part of and contribute to the Mine Operations Department of a Bowen Basin Mine near Collinsville.
An absolute commitment to working safely, complying with all site safety standards and ensuring a safe and environmentally healthy workplace is essential. It is imperative that you possess the ability and aptitude to maintain high standards of safety, equipment serviceability, housekeeping and compliance with mine working procedures.
To be successful in these roles you will have the following:
1. Minimum 2 years exp on Truck (CAT 789) within a coal mining environment + Dozer/ Grader/ Watercart
2. Current Standard 11 Induction Training
3. Current Coal Board Medical
4. Current Driver’s Licence
5. A willingness to work rotating rosters
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.
Category: Mining, Oil & Gas
Published Date: 24/05/2020
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group
Workpac Group 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 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.