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Prestrip Mining CAT Dump Truck Operator Bowen Basin QLD
The client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. This company currently has several opportunities available and is is currently seeking safe, experienced and skilled candidates to join to their production team.
Your new role
This client is seeking several Operators with extensive experience and skills on CAT 793 and 797 Dump Trucks in the Prestrip Department on an open cut coal mine site.
To be a suitable candidate for this vacancy, you must have:
- Coal Board Medical (or willing to obtain)
- Standard 11 Induction Training (or willing to obtain)
- Current Driver’s License
- Proven experience and RIIMPO311A – Conduct Haul Truck Operations
What you’ll get in return
This vacancy offers an immediate start in the Bowen Basin area working a 6/6 Day & Night Roster with all induction costs, camp accommodation and meals supplied by the client.
You will be paid super for all hours worked on site and there is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work.
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How to apply
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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.
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.