Nipper Truck Underground Mining Operator Western Australia - iMINCO Mine jobs

Evolution Mining are currently seeking for qualified and experienced Nipper / Truck Underground Mining Operator - Western Australia

Evolution Mining WA

Nipper / Truck Underground Mining Operator WA

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth focused Australian gold company. They own and operate a portfolio of gold mines across Australia.
Nipper Truck Underground Mining Operator Western Australia
At Evolution their best discoveries are found every day through the innovation displayed by people, great teams, 100% focus on getting there people home safely and there commitment to building an exceptional company. And they want you to help discover more!
Mungari Operations includes the Frog’s Leg underground mine, White Foil open pit mine and the Mungari processing plant. The sites are located approximately 25km west of Kalgoorlie where the majority of employees are residential.
  • Residential role based in Kalgoorlie
  • Excellent career potential
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The role:

The purpose of the role is to operate an underground truck and provide ground support to the mining team and working across development and production cycles.

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for general mine services, provision of ground support to Jumbo Operators and assistance with installation of ground support
  • Complying with issued plans and communicating with cross shift
  • Ensure all consumable levels are maintained, reducing unnecessary down time
  • Prompt reporting of any personal injury, incidents, accidents and equipment damaged
  • Operate heavy diesel equipment, cleaning of mono pumps, maintaining ventilation in development headings, housekeeping and any other duties as required
  • Commit to maintaining health, safety and security standards and principles, both within own workplace and through the identification of potential risks throughout Evolution.

Are you the one?

  • Certificate II/III in Underground Metalliferous Mining
  • Minimum 1 year in underground mining experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with operating Underground Dump Trucks
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good observation skills
  • Working knowledge of JSA and Take 5 systems
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work safely at all times

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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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