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Dump Truck Jobs in Queensland by WorkPac Group
Published Date: 07/01/2019
Job Advertiser: WorkPac Group
Job Description: Operator Single Skilled job
This is a sample Regional Queensland WorkPac Group mining and resource sector job from WorkPac Group, who are a leading labour hire company in Australia. They continually advertise a wide range of jobs for workers with experiene as WorkPac Group.
Job details for
SINGLE SKILL OPERATOR
Competitive hourly rates with monthly incentive bonuses
7/7 rotating rosters, 12 hour days
Meals and camp accommodation provided
About our Client
Our client is a coal producer and supplier of metallurgical coal operating on a site in the Middlemount Region and are seeking skilled, experienced and safety minded individuals to join their production team in ongoing opportunities.
About the Role
Reporting to the production superintendent, you will operate mobile plant equipment, consisting of CAT 793, 797 and Komatsu 830E Haul Trucks. As a key member of a high performing team, you will play an integral role in implementing the client’s production requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities
Operate mobile plant equipment, consisting of CAT 793, 797 and Komatsu 830E Haul Trucks.
rotating 7/7 rosters at a mine site in the Bowen Basin
Operate equipment safely
Follow company policies and procedures
How to apply for the WorkPac Group Operator Single Skilled job
Category: Mining, Oil & Gas
About the Bowen Basin
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
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.
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