Multi-Skilled Operator Jobs - Bowen Basin - iMINCO Mining Training Information

Multi-Skilled Operator Jobs – Bowen Basin

Programmed QLD is searching for experienced mining ALL ROUNDERS Operators for Coal Operations in the Bowen Basin.

The Role:

  • $46.50/hour flat
  • Lifestyle roster
  • Camp & meals provided
  • 3 months with possibility of more work
  • 12 hour shifts
  • Bus in and out supplied
  • MUST reside in Rockhampton or Blackwater area


  • Prior experience as a coal mining Multi-Skilled Operator in a production environment is ESSENTIAL
  • MUST be able to supply competencies of equipment and have a minimum of 2 years experience on them.
  • Equipment:
    • Dozers ““ CAT D10 or D11 only
    • CAT Dump Trucks ““ CAT 785, 789, 793 or 797
    • Grader CAT 14 or 16
  • Coal Board Medical – MANDATORY
  • BMA Induction ““ MANDATORY

(CBM) (Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*)


APPLY here for the Multi-Skilled Operator Job – Bowen Basin

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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