Prestrip Mining CAT Dump Truck Operator Bowen Basin QLD - iMINCO

Currently seeking Operators with extensive experience and skills on CAT 793 and 797 Dump Trucks in Prestrip Department Coal mine Site

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Prestrip Mining | CAT 793 & 797 Dump Truck Operator

Prestrip Mining CAT Dump Truck Operator Bowen Basin QLD

Prestrip Mining CAT Dump Truck Operator <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

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.

Prestrip Mining CAT Dump Truck Operator <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

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.

Prestrip Mining CAT Dump Truck Operator Bowen Basin QLD

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Prestrip Mining CAT Dump Truck Operator <strong>Bowen Basin</strong> QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

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Dump Truck Operator Salaries

How much do dump truck production operators earn in the mines?

Depending on where you live, or which state the mine is located in, as you can see from the information below, the salaries are very different. In Queensland and New South Wales, mining wages are pretty much the same for Dump Truck Operators. Working at a Western Australian mine you can expect to earn about 20% more than if you worked in QLD or NSW.

Dump truck operator jobs are advertised on SEEK and other mining jobs boards regularly.

According to online jobs website Indeed (au.indeed.com), the average salary for a Dump Truck Production Operator in Australia is $41.98 per hour. Salary estimates are based on 326 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Dump Truck Drivers. The data was collected from past and present job ads on Indeed over the last 36 months.

Payscale.com Dump Truck Driver Pay Estimates

Looking at the salary of an entry-level Dump Truck Driver with less than 1 year experience, you can expect to earn an average hourly wage (includes bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$42 based on 24 pay reviews.

With so many different and conflicting articles about pays, it's difficult to know what the exact take home pay is for a Dump Truck Operator.

Blackwater, Queensland Dump Truck Salaries +40%

According to Payscale.com, Dump Truck Operators in the Queensland Bowen Basin area of Blackwater, earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. Dump Truck Operators also get more money in Western Australia (26.6% more) and Kalgoorlie (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (19.6% less), Brisbane, Queensland (16.2% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (14.3% less).

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What are dump truck operator employers looking for?

The following list is a collection of requirements you'll find in most advertised dump truckk operator jobs

  • Experience operating CAT trucks
  • A willingness to work rotating rosters
  • Ability to contribute and work positively in a team environment
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test
  • Competitive Hourly Rate plus super on all hours worked
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Current Standard 11 or willing to obtain a Standard 11
  • Have a strong commitment to safety and Zero Harm and ensure this is a
  • priority and at the forefront of all your decision-making
  • Have a strong work history
  • High level of safety awareness
  • Relevant current RII Competencies
  • Relevant RII/ SSE sign offs/ Competencies
  • Right to work in Australia - Birth Certificate or Australian Passport
  • Sound Work History
  • Be reliable and a team player
    • 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.

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      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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