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Truck & Multi Skilled Operator – FIFO from Townsville
- Camp Accommodation and Meals Supplied
- Start ASAP | 7/7 Roster – Thursday to Thursday
- $44.70 – $52.07 p/h flat + super paid on all hours worked
The client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. This company is currently seeking safe, experienced and skilled candidates to join their production team in ongoing opportunities.
About the role
Whether you are a Single or Multi Skilled Operator – THIS ROLE IS FOR YOU.
This position will see you operating a variety of CAT equipment on a coal mine site in the Bowen Basin – you will fly in and fly out from Townsville to Moranbah on a 7/7 Roster.
Seeking operators with experience on any of the following:
- CAT 785, 789, 793, 797 Dump Trucks
- 16 / 24 H/M Graders
- Liebherr 996, Hitachi 3600, 5600 Excavators
- D10 , D11 Dozers
What you’ll need to succeed
- Have experience on at least one of the machines listed above – multiple certifications / RII’s will be advantageous (although this is not essential).
- Coal Board Medical (or willing to obtain)
- Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain)
- Current Driver’s Licence
- Passport or Birth Certificate
What you’ll get in return
You will be granted with an immediate start and an ongoing contract in the Bowen Basin – FIFO from Townsville.
Your Meals and Accommodation are provided at no extra cost and you will be working on a 7/7 Roster. There will also be no induction costs to you.
PLEASE NOTE – Flights are organised by the client and self funded with subsidy (You will make a $130.00 contribution to the return flight each fortnight – deducted from wages).
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About the Bowen Basin
The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the worldâ€™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 Queenslandâ€™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
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 MineStarâ„˘
Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.
Caterpillar Haul truck 789
The Caterpillar 789 dump truck is typically used in open pit mining. The 789 has a capacity of 177 tonnes, and its engine can produce 1770 horsepower.
There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.
Read more about the CAT 789 mining dump truck on our website.
Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu 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.