Multi-Skilled Operator Job Bowen Basin Mackay & Coalfields

Multi-Skilled Operator,Long-term Coal Mining Project-Middle-mount in Central Queensland

Multi-Skilled Operator Job Permanent Role Bowen Basin Mackay & Coalfields

Multi-Skilled Operator (Permanent Role)

About the business role

Dust-A-Side has been operating overseas since the early 1970s; providing a Total Haul road and Dust Control Management Solution to the mining industry. Now operational on three continents, Dust-A-Side provides a unique haul road stabilization and continuous maintenance programmed.

Currently seeking suitably qualified personnel to join the team of haul road maintenance personnel at a long-term coal mining project near Middle-mount in Central Queensland. You will be a competent multi-skilled operator who has the ability to thrive in a small team environment.

Job tasks and responsibilities

As a multi-skilled operator in the haul road maintenance team you will be responsible for:

  • 100% personal compliance with the Company and Client HSEQ systems and operating procedures at all times.
  • Safe and efficient operation of the grader, water cart and sweeper on a rotational basis, in adherence with all procedures and instructions provided to you by your Supervisor.
  • Performing a range of tasks associated with the maintenance, upkeep and monitoring of all plant and equipment to ensure that it is maintained to a high standard.
  • Exhibiting appropriate communication and a professional approach at all times in order to personally uphold the professional image of the Company.
  • Completing a range of daily and routine administrative tasks as required to achieve the primary purpose of the position.

Skills and experience

In order to be considered for this role it is a mandatory requirement that you hold a current:

You must also have RII's [...Learn about RII's]’s /Black Coal Competencies for two or more of the following:

  • Grader Operations
  • Bulk Watercart Operations
  • Tractor Operations (Operate Support Equipment)

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Job benefits and perks

Camp accommodation and meals will be provided whilst on-shift. We are also offering an attractive full-time employment package for the right individual, which includes paid annual leave, personal leave and other employee entitlements on a lifestyle friendly 8-days-on-6-days-off (day shift only) roster.

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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