Experienced Prestrip Operator Jobs in Queensland
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group
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About the Role
Opportunities exist for skilled and experienced Dump Truck Operators who will form part of and contribute to the Mine Operations Department of a Bowen Basin Mine.
Pre-Requisites for the role include:
Minimum 6 months mine experience
Proven mining experience operating CAT 789 or 793 trucks
Current Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* Induction
Current Coal Board Medical
Current Drivers Licence
A willingness to work 7/7 Roster
Ability to contribute and work positively in a team environment
Sound work history
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Category: Mining, Oil & Gas
Published Date: 11/02/2019
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group
Workpac Group Experienced Prestrip Operator Jobs in QLD
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
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.
Standard 11 Mining Induction
The Standard 11 is a workplace health and safety package for the Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII).
If your job means you must access a Queensland coal mine site - you'll need a Standard 11.
The Standard 11 covers essential safety and procedures training designed to keep you and other workers safe from injury and harm when working on site.
There are 6 units of study (competency) in the Standard 11. This course can not be completed online. Find out more about how you can complete the Standard 11 Mining Induction at a location close to you
You can book your course here and we will find a training provider close to your location - we do all the work for you.