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Multi Skilled Operator Prestrip Department
- Meals and Accommodation Provided
- 7/7 Roster, DIDO, Immediate Start, Ongoing Role
- Opportunity for TWRB Payment after 6 months
This client is an industry leader, employing a wide range of skilled trades and individuals throughout the Bowen Basin. An immediate start is available for a Multi Skilled Operator to join this client on an ongoing role in the Prestrip Department.
In this job, you will be responsible for operating of the following equipment in the Prestrip Department on site:
- CAT 797 / 793 CAT Truck Mining
- EX3600 / O&K170 Excavator
What you’ll need to succeed
To meet all of the requirements for this role, you will be required to have a Current Coal Board Medical issued within the last 5 years, Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain), a Current Drivers License as well as previous or current experience as an Operator with current RII’s.
What you’ll get in return
This is a DIDO position to the Bowen Basin, you will be granted with an immediate start where you will have the opportunity to gain additional experience and skills operating in the Prestrip Department working a 7/7 Roster. All of your meals and accommodation as well as the induction costs will be supplied by the client.
There is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.
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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.
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.