Shovel / Excavator Operator -Mining Bowen Basin
- $48.92 – $52.07 p/h + Super paid on all hrs worked
- 6/6 day/night roster
- All meals and accommodation provided
Experienced excavator or shovel operators are required for positions within the Bowen Basin on a 6/6 roster
Client is Australia’s largest coal producer and exporter with several mine sites located across the Bowen Basin in Queensland. The client currently has vacancies available for experienced excavator or shovel operators to work on a 6/6 roster.
Your new role
This role will require people with the ability to work within the pre-strip department operating excavators and/or shovels in an open cut mining environment.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be a suitable applicant for this position you will require:
- Coal Board Medical
- Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*
- Drivers License
- Mandatory Hitachi 5600+ Excavator or P&H 4100 Electric Shovel
- CAT 793 or 797 or T282 Dump Trucks
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you a position within the Bowen Basin region operating on a 6/6 roster. You will be paid super for all hours worked on site, all meals and accommodation will be provided to you by the client and there is also an opportunity to receive a Temp Worker Recognition Bonus after 6 months of continuous work based on performance.
If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.
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Would you like to apply?
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*Apply for Shovel/Excavator Operator Pre-Strip Department Mining Bowen Basin
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
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.
Standard 11 Mining Induction
The Standard 11 is a course that provides skill and knowledge required for working in surface coal mines under the QLD Mining Inspectorate Recognised Standard 11.
If your job means you must access a Queensland coal mine site - you'll need a Standard 11.
The Standard 11 covers essential safety training designed to keep you and other workers safe from injury and harm when working on site.
You can book your course online and we will find a training provider close to your location - we do all the work for you.