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You need a Standard 11 Mining Induction to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure what this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.
Only applicants with real skills should apply. When sending in your application for the job, be sure to highlight the skills you have which are relevant.
Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.
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Multi-Skilled Coal Mining & Excavator Operators
- Blackwater based Coal mine
- Camp & meals provided
- Temp to perm opportunities
- Drive in drive out role
- Even time 7/7 Roster 12 hr day shifts & 10.5hr night shifts
- Hourly rates $48.00p/hr – $55.00p/hr + Super
Stellar Recruitment operate and specialize in the Mining Recruitment sector since and have done so since the company’s beginning in 2006. They offer a wide array of mining recruitment and workforce solutions across a range of positions.
About the role:
They are searching for Multi Skilled & Excavator Operators to join a company that provides specialized large-scale complex coal mining services throughout the Bowen Basin.
This site in particular undertakes all operations excluding drill and blast services. The mine produces both semi soft coking coal and PCI coal. A favourable strip ratio and generous seam thickness means the mine is highly productive hence the ongoing requirements for production operators.
- Operating a variety of equipment on a open cut mine site.
- Maintain high standard of housekeeping on equipment.
- Communicate with other operators and assist in traffic management.
To be considered a Multi skilled operator you will require 2 or more skills out of the following skills list
- Haul Trucks
CATERPILLAR 789, 793 & 797
CATERPILLAR D10 & D11
CATERPILLAR 16 & 24
CATERPILLAR 992 & 994
LIEBHERR 996, 9350 & 9800,
HITACHI 2500, 3600 & 5500
You must display a stable work history with a minimum of 12 months coal mining experience in a production operation capacity. You must have a safety first attitude and a positive cando work ethic.
Successful applicants must be able to supply;
- Standard 11 Induction Training
- Current Drivers License
- Supporting RIIs or Site Authorizations (SSC)
- Camp & meals are provided
- Temp to Perm opportunity
- Work life balance with an even time roster
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This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Multi Skilled Heavy Excavator Operators Coal Mining Bowen Basin
About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.
The Queensland 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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.
- Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
- New Hope Corporation Limited
- QCoal Pty Ltd
- Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
- Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
- Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
- Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
- Conquest Mining Limited
- Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
- BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
- Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
- Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
- Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
- TEC Coal Pty Ltd
- TerraCom Australia
- Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
- Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd
For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list
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.