Mobile Plant Operator Coal mining operation Open cut Bowen Basin

Mobile Plant operators required for coal mining operation in Bowen Basin Queensland - Middlemount based mine site

Mobile Plant Operator Regional QLD

Gladstone & Central QLD

You MUST possess relevant plant certification, proof of experience or competency on similar equipment (EG 789 dump truck or >) be willing to work rotating shift patterns, adhere to site safety procedures and a clear drug and alcohol test result is required prior to commencement. Please note the specifics of this role necessitates – coal board medical approval for fitness to work and random Drug and Alcohol tests.

You must be able to wear appropriate PPE including a respirator if necessary, steel capped boots and longs.

Truck Competencies

Relevant site competencies or RII's [...Learn about RII's]S required as well as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* coal surface extraction and Coal Board Medical Camp and Meals can be provided as well as travel from camp to site daily. DIDO or FIFO from Brisbane.

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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

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.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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