Multi Skilled Prestrip CAT trucks Operator Bowen Basin - iMINCO

Multi Skilled Prestrip Operator to join ongoing role in Prestrip Department Bowen basin

Multi Skilled Prestrip CAT trucks Operator Bowen Basin

Multi Skilled Prestrip Operator

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.

Multi Skilled Prestrip CAT trucks Operator Bowen Basin

About the role

In this job, you will be responsible for operating AT LEAST 2 of the following equipment in the Prestrip Department on site: 24 H/M Grader, D10 / D11 Dozer, CAT CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's

CAT 797 haul truck mining dump truck

The 797 is one of the biggest dump trucks on a mine site with a ladder stairway leads the operator straight into the cockpit, essentially, you are working at heights when beginning your pre-start checklist.

These machines really are the work horse of the mining sector, hauling load after load, day in day out – often working round the clock in shifts to get the most out of every day. These monster mining trucks are ultra class, with a tough two-axle design and powerful tourque engine which is perfect for the different types of mine sites in Australia.

These machines are expensive to build and operate, so mining companies are always on the lookout for good operators who understand the need to treat these vehicles with the respect they deserve. Coming in at around 7 million each, with tyres costing anywhere from $45,000 per piece, these machine need to be taken care of.

The 797F, can transport about 400 tons making it one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world.

With a top speed of 67.6 km/h, given the size and weight of the 797, it can really move; and it has the grunt and power to tackle most inclines and difficult driving conditions. In some of the highest mines in the world, the CAT 797 has been flow up to the mine in pieces and assembled on site.

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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 ...*Coal Board Medical* issued within the last 5 years, Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* (or willing to obtain), a Current Drivers Licence as well as previous or current experience as an Operator with current RII's [...Learn about RII's]’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.

How to Apply

If you’re interested in this role and you believe your skills, experience and competencies match the criteria listed above, please apply via “Apply button” as per below.
If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in the Mining Industry, please contact for a confidential discussion.
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