Production Operator Dump Truck Coal Mining Project Hunter Valley

Seeking experienced Production Dump Truck Operators to work on a coal mining project in the Hunter Valley

Production Dump Truck Operators

One Key Resources supplies specialist operators, tradespersons and professionals to mining, gas, and construction projects across Australia. They’re looking to hire haul truck operators for positions to work on a coal miningproject in the Hunter Valley, NSW. Good rates of pay are offered, as well as ongoing work and the bonus of being home every night.

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • 2 years+ proven Dump Truck experience
  • Previous coal mining experience
  • Electric Truck experience would be ideal.
  • Additional Skills (Dozer, Digger etc.) an advantage
  • Willingness to pass a PEM and D&A test

The qualifications/certifications required include:

  • RII's [...Learn about RII's] or SSE signed competencies
  • Passport, Birth Certificate or Citizenship Certificate
  • Current Drivers License

In return they offer:

  • Ongoing work
  • Immediate start
  • Local Position – be home every night
  • 13 Shifts in 21 Days Roster (DIDO)
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Weekly pay

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

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

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.

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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