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Moranbah Dump Truck Jobs QLD
WorkPac are searching for Pre Strip and Coal Mining Dump Truck Operators too commence on an open cut coal mine in the Bowen Basin, located 31km South East of Moranbah. If you’re handy on a CAT 789, CAT 793, or CAT 797 be sure to get over a resume!
About their Client:
Their client is Australia’s largest coal miner and exporter, the world’s largest supplier to the sea borne coking coal market and largest coal producer and supplier of metallurgical coal. The client has several mine sites across the Bowen Basin consisting primarily of open cut mines.
Duties & Responsibilities *Moranbah Dump Truck Jobs QLD:
- Operate mobile plant equipment, consisting of CAT 789, 793 Dump Truck
- Dumps & Tip Head Experience
- Pre-start checks on machinery
- Maintain equipment
- Operate equipment safely
- Follow company policies and procedures
Skills / Experience:
- Minimum of 12 months experience operating Mechanical Dump Truck CAT 789, 793, 797
- SSE/Delegate Signed Skills List or Unsigned Skilled List Supported by RII
- Current Drivers Licence
- Coal Board Medical or willing to obtain
- Current Standard 11 Induction Training or BMA Core
- Right to Work in Australia
- 6/6 Roster Including PJ Day (3 Days / 3 Nights)
- 12 Hour Shifts
- Camp and Meals Provided at Dysart
- BIBO Camp to Site
- BIBO Available from Mackay and Rockhampton
- Ongoing role for an Immediate Start
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About the Bowen Basin
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.
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.
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.