Mobile Plant Operator - iMINCO Mining Training Information

Mobile Plant Operator-Workpac in Australia

  • 7/7 Roster
  • Caterpillar 789/CAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's



    Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO
    /CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's

    CAT 797 haul truck mining dump truck

    The 797 is one of the biggest dump trucks on a mine site with a ladder stairway leads the operator straight into the cockpit, essentially, you are working at heights when beginning your pre-start checklist.

    These machines really are the work horse of the mining sector, hauling load after load, day in day out – often working round the clock in shifts to get the most out of every day. These monster mining trucks are ultra class, with a tough two-axle design and powerful tourque engine which is perfect for the different types of mine sites in Australia.

    These machines are expensive to build and operate, so mining companies are always on the lookout for good operators who understand the need to treat these vehicles with the respect they deserve. Coming in at around 7 million each, with tyres costing anywhere from $45,000 per piece, these machine need to be taken care of.

    The 797F, can transport about 400 tons making it one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world.

    With a top speed of 67.6 km/h, given the size and weight of the 797, it can really move; and it has the grunt and power to tackle most inclines and difficult driving conditions. In some of the highest mines in the world, the CAT 797 has been flow up to the mine in pieces and assembled on site.

    Dump Trucks
  • Meals and Camp Provided
  • Immediate Start – Ongoing Position

Further information on Caterpillar Dump trucks

This role requires you to have experience on Caterpillar 789/CAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's



Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO
/CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's

CAT 797 haul truck mining dump truck

The 797 is one of the biggest dump trucks on a mine site with a ladder stairway leads the operator straight into the cockpit, essentially, you are working at heights when beginning your pre-start checklist.

These machines really are the work horse of the mining sector, hauling load after load, day in day out – often working round the clock in shifts to get the most out of every day. These monster mining trucks are ultra class, with a tough two-axle design and powerful tourque engine which is perfect for the different types of mine sites in Australia.

These machines are expensive to build and operate, so mining companies are always on the lookout for good operators who understand the need to treat these vehicles with the respect they deserve. Coming in at around 7 million each, with tyres costing anywhere from $45,000 per piece, these machine need to be taken care of.

The 797F, can transport about 400 tons making it one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world.

With a top speed of 67.6 km/h, given the size and weight of the 797, it can really move; and it has the grunt and power to tackle most inclines and difficult driving conditions. In some of the highest mines in the world, the CAT 797 has been flow up to the mine in pieces and assembled on site.

Dump Trucks
. As a haul truck or general machinery operator; and for those who are new to the mining sector, there is a lot to learn about CAT trucks. Keeping up to date with the latest models is essential when discussing the job at an interview.

Click the links below to find out more about Caterpillar haul trucks, often referred to as ‘off-highway trucks’

View the complete range of Caterpillar off-highway haul/dump trucks

Individual Caterpillar haul trucks

CATERPILLAR Caterpillar 785 ...Learn about CAT 785's



The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, or off-road truck as they are sometimes called are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This truck has proven it’s worth for years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.

Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger Caterpillar dump trucks, giving them the confidence and ability to handle larger load capacities on a range of challenging mine sites.

One of the biggest advantages you can have is to get to know the these trucks inside out. To get started, download the Caterpillar 785 manual here.

Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO
Haul Truck-143 tonnes

CATERPILLAR 789 Haul Truck – 181 tonnes

CATERPILLAR CAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's



Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO
Haul Truck-210 tonne

About the Role

WorkPac will favour those people who have proven experience as a minimumOperating Caterpillar 789/CAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's



Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO
/CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's

CAT 797 haul truck mining dump truck

The 797 is one of the biggest dump trucks on a mine site with a ladder stairway leads the operator straight into the cockpit, essentially, you are working at heights when beginning your pre-start checklist.

These machines really are the work horse of the mining sector, hauling load after load, day in day out – often working round the clock in shifts to get the most out of every day. These monster mining trucks are ultra class, with a tough two-axle design and powerful tourque engine which is perfect for the different types of mine sites in Australia.

These machines are expensive to build and operate, so mining companies are always on the lookout for good operators who understand the need to treat these vehicles with the respect they deserve. Coming in at around 7 million each, with tyres costing anywhere from $45,000 per piece, these machine need to be taken care of.

The 797F, can transport about 400 tons making it one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world.

With a top speed of 67.6 km/h, given the size and weight of the 797, it can really move; and it has the grunt and power to tackle most inclines and difficult driving conditions. In some of the highest mines in the world, the CAT 797 has been flow up to the mine in pieces and assembled on site.

Dump Trucks.

WorkPac’s client is currently seeking experienced Mobile Plant Operators for a mine Site in the coal-rich Bowen Basin. You must live within 500 km’s of the mine site and it is a Drive in Drive Out position.

Your duties will be

  • Operating Caterpillar 789/CAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's



    Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO
    and/or CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's

    CAT 797 haul truck mining dump truck

    The 797 is one of the biggest dump trucks on a mine site with a ladder stairway leads the operator straight into the cockpit, essentially, you are working at heights when beginning your pre-start checklist.

    These machines really are the work horse of the mining sector, hauling load after load, day in day out – often working round the clock in shifts to get the most out of every day. These monster mining trucks are ultra class, with a tough two-axle design and powerful tourque engine which is perfect for the different types of mine sites in Australia.

    These machines are expensive to build and operate, so mining companies are always on the lookout for good operators who understand the need to treat these vehicles with the respect they deserve. Coming in at around 7 million each, with tyres costing anywhere from $45,000 per piece, these machine need to be taken care of.

    The 797F, can transport about 400 tons making it one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world.

    With a top speed of 67.6 km/h, given the size and weight of the 797, it can really move; and it has the grunt and power to tackle most inclines and difficult driving conditions. In some of the highest mines in the world, the CAT 797 has been flow up to the mine in pieces and assembled on site.

    Dump Trucks
  • Maintaina High Level of Safety (WHS knowledge will be highly regarded)

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years Operating789/CAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's



    Dump truck training course Brisbane iMINCO
    and/or CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's

    CAT 797 haul truck mining dump truck

    The 797 is one of the biggest dump trucks on a mine site with a ladder stairway leads the operator straight into the cockpit, essentially, you are working at heights when beginning your pre-start checklist.

    These machines really are the work horse of the mining sector, hauling load after load, day in day out – often working round the clock in shifts to get the most out of every day. These monster mining trucks are ultra class, with a tough two-axle design and powerful tourque engine which is perfect for the different types of mine sites in Australia.

    These machines are expensive to build and operate, so mining companies are always on the lookout for good operators who understand the need to treat these vehicles with the respect they deserve. Coming in at around 7 million each, with tyres costing anywhere from $45,000 per piece, these machine need to be taken care of.

    The 797F, can transport about 400 tons making it one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world.

    With a top speed of 67.6 km/h, given the size and weight of the 797, it can really move; and it has the grunt and power to tackle most inclines and difficult driving conditions. In some of the highest mines in the world, the CAT 797 has been flow up to the mine in pieces and assembled on site.

    Trucks
  • Operating Dozer/Grader/Excavator’s High Desirable
  • Coal Board Medical ...*Coal Board Medical*
  • Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*
  • RII's [...Learn about RII's] or Training Transcript for Mobile Plant
  • Drivers Licence
  • Right to Work in Australia

Why work for WorkPac

Looking after our employees is important to us. Their WorkPlus Employee Benefits program offers benefits across health, private insurance, financial services, travel and more.

They have a team of dedicated recruiters, most of which have in field knowledge of the industry, who make continuous contact to ensure you are happy with not only WorkPac’s service but their clients (your employer). WorkPac are committed to ensuring you are happy and safe, you are their most valuable asset!

WorkPac have over 45 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia with us. As WorkPac has such a large footprint, we know our local areas and are always helping our local community. As this job is in the Bowen Basin and is offered to those who live within a 500km radius of the coal mine – you benefit greatly if you live locally.

How to apply

Email a copy of your updated resume to Brisbanemining@corestaff.com.au

or read more about the Mobile Plant Operator job on SEEK