Quarry Operator - Yalkara Banana Shire Central Queensland

Seeking for qualified Quarry Operator - Yalkara Banana Shire Central Queensland

Hanson Construction Materials

Quarry Operator – Central Queensland

Quarry Operator – Yalkara Banana Shire Central Queensland

Hanson Construction Materials are seeking interested applicants to fill the role of Quarry Operator for Yalkara Quarry. The Quarry is located near the township of Biloela and services the regions in and around the Banana Shire.

In this Role your duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Mobile plant operation and maintenance
  • Fixed plant operation and maintenance
  • General labouring and housekeeping

Quarry Operator - Yalkara Banana Shire Central Queensland

To be the successful you will need to be results focused, self-motivated and have demonstrated in your current or previous role the following skills, attributes and capabilities:

  • Total commitment to risk management and Zero Harm
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Prepared to put in extra effort
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Professional work ethic
  • To reside in the Biloela area of Queensland

Quarry Operator – Yalkara Banana Shire Central Queensland

Quarry Operator - Yalkara Banana Shire Central Queensland

They are seeking applications from personnel who are capable of working within a safe and hardworking team. Previous quarry experience and a sound knowledge of heavy machine operation would be preferable, but is not essential, as full training will be provided.


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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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