Multi Skilled Heavy Excavator Operators Coal Mining Bowen Basin

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Stellar Recruitment

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

Multi Skilled Heavy Excavator Operators Coal Mining <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Mining Information

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 looking 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.

Multi Skilled Heavy Excavator Operators Coal Mining <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> Mining Information


  • 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
  • Dozers
  • Graders
    CATERPILLAR 16 & 24
  • Loaders 
    CATERPILLAR 992 & 994
  • Excavators 
    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;


  • Camp & meals are provided
  • Temp to Perm opportunity
  • Work life balance with an even time roster

NOTE: This is a sample of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained mining and heavy machinery equipment. Each job requires different levels of education, experience and qualifications. Wherever possible, link to the courses we offer will be provided as links. We encourage you to continue to do your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.

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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 *Standard 11 Training*

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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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