Mobile Plant Operators - Mining People International - iMINCO Mining

Mobile Plant Operators - Mining People International

Mobile Plant Operators

  • 8/6roster, FIFO ex Perth
  • 3-month contract position only


One of the world’s largest Gold producing companies, MPi are seeking experienced Mobile Plant Operators to join the team for this 3-month contract opportunity.

About the role

In this role, you will be responsible for a project around a tailings dam where you will be operating the following equipment:

  • Komatsu & CAT excavators

Dealers dig the new 336E Hybrid Hydraulic Excavator

  • CAT dozer
  • CAT grader
  • CAT water cart

Working 12 hours per day, this position is based on an 8/6 roster, FIFO ex Perth. This role is a contract opportunity only at this stage and is due to commence immediately.

Whilst on site, you will have access to full site facilities such as wet/dry mess, tennis court & gym. Please note there is limited phone reception.

To be considered, You must:

  • Hold a current WA manual Drivers License as a minimum.
  • Ideally have a site services/civil or processing background.
  • Ideally have experience with the above listed machinery.
  • Be physically fit and have a strong work ethic.
  • Hold or be able to obtain a National Police clearance (issuedwithin the past 12 months).
  • Provide a cleared pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol screen.
  • Provide contactable referees.

Working for MPi

Paid weekly, plus superannuation paid on all hours worked and 24/7 Consultant availability are just some of the benefits of being a contractor with MPi.


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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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