Pre-Strip Operator – Coal Producer Bowen Basin
Experienced operators are required for positions within the Bowen Basin on a 7:7 roster.
The client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. The client currently has several vacancies available for experienced operators to work on a 7:7 roster.
Your new role
This client is currently seeking experienced operators with the ability to operate heavy machinery in an open cut environment.
To be a suitable applicant for this position you will require:
- Coal Board Medical ...*Coal Board Medical*
- Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*
- Drivers License
- 1+ year’s operating a haul truck (CAT CAT 797 ...Learn about CAT 797's
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., CAT 793 ...Learn about CAT 793's
- D10 or D11 experience
- 3600 and 5600 excavator (or equivalent size) experience
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you a position within the Bowen Basin region operating on a 7:7 roster. You will be paid super for all hours worked on site and all meals and accommodation will be provided to you by the client.
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What you need to do now
If you believe you are suitable for this role and match the above criteria then please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Sarah Harrison at Hays or please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. Alternatively you can call the Mackay office on 07 4960 1100 to discuss the role further.
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This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*Apply for Pre-Strip Operator Coal Producer Mine sites Bowen Basin QLD