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Multi Skilled Operator Hunter Valley
One Key Resources supplies specialist operators, trades-persons and professionals to mining, gas, and construction projects across Australia.
Is this the best Job in Mining ever?
Working in the Mining Industry on a Monday to Friday roster!
Every weekend and Public Holiday off!
Afternoon shift (9.00hrs.) only!
These roles are residential only and no camp facilities are provided. Applicants must either reside in the Hunter Valley area or be prepared to relocate at their own expense.
To be successful in this role, you must have:
- Experience operating CAT 785 or similar
- Experience operating 996 digger or similar size
- Experience operating D10 Dozers or similar size
- Digger all loading Technics with trucks, maintain the bench etc
- Dozer floor and dump experience
- 16M Grader experience haul roads dump and dig floors
- 777 water cart experience
- Willingness to pass a PEM and D&A test
Offer in return:
- Ongoing opportunities
- Real work/life Balance
- Local Position – Be home after every shift
- Competitive hourly rates
Would you like to apply to this job?Apply for the Multi Skilled Operator position
Caterpillar Haul truck 777
The Caterpillar 777 is a 100-ton haul truck, typically used in open pit mining, manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The first model of Caterpillar 777 was introduced in 1974. Its diesel engine is capable of putting out 870 horsepower. The 777D, introduced in 1996, was powered by a 938-horsepower diesel.
This truck is one of the entry-level haul trucks most new operators will learn on. Once competent, they will move up to the larger 785, especially when working on a coal mining site.
Caterpillar Haul truck 785
The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, Dump Truck or off-road truck as they are called in the U.S. are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This huge truck has proven it’s worth for many years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.
Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger CAT 793 and CAT 797 truck, giving them the confidence and ability to handle larger load capacities on a range of challenging mine sites.
One of the biggest advantages you can get if you are looking to learn how to drive these big machines is to get to know the finer details.