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Operator / Step Up OCE
- NO ACCOMMODATION PROVIDED
- Potentially Ongoing Work / DIDO Role
- Lifestyle Roster – 5/4/4/5
This organization is an industry leader, employing a wide range of trades and skilled individuals through out the Bowen Basin. An opportunity is available for an experienced Mine Services Operator and Step Up Open Cut Examiner to join this client on a coal mine site located near Emerald.
Your new role
This position will be a varied role working as an operator in one of the open cut coal mines in the Bowen Basin. You will be engaged to work a Lifestyle Roster and you will also be required to step up and work as a relief OCE when required. When operating, you will be required to operate CAT 793 Dump Trucks, 14/16 Graders and Excavators.
What you’ll need to succeed
You must have your own accommodation in Blackwater or Emerald as well as own transport to and from site. You will also need to have Open Cut Mine Site Experience, an OCE Ticket & Experience and Heavy Mine Equipment Experience.
Along with all of this this, you will also need a current Coal Board Medical (issued within the last 5 years) and Standard 11 Induction Training Statement of Attainment (or willing to obtain).
What you’ll get in return
You will have the opportunity to progress your skills, step up to OCE as required and work on a family friendly 5/4/4/5 roster in the Bowen Basin. You will be granted with an immediate start with all induction costs covered by the client. The role is an immediate start and the duration is a minimum of 3 months (more like ongoing work for the right candidate).
PLEASE NOTE: There is NO accommodation provided so please only apply if you have residence in the Emerald or Blackwater area.
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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 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.