Single Skilled Operators – Curragh Coal Project
With a global business, offer diverse and rewarding careers. They are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential.
With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. Offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, optimize the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.
Thiess‘ Curragh Coal Project is located 10 km north of Blackwater in the Bowen Basin.
About the role
As next Haul Truck Operator you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.
This role is a permanent position that will see you working 12-hour day and night shifts on a 7/7 Roster (Wednesday – Tuesday); full camp facilities are available and bus transportation is provided from Mackay, Yeppoon and Rockhampton.
In this role, your responsibilities will include operation of heavy mobile plant equipment and complying with site policies and procedures to ensure effective use of equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Successful candidates should ideally have proven skills and experience working as a production operator on either Liebherr T282 Electric Dump Trucks or CAT 789 and 793 Mechanical Dump Trucks in an operational coal mine.
Role Requirements as a Haul Truck Operator at Curragh:
- A commitment to a positive safety culture
- Current Driver’s License
- Relevant coal mining certifications (e.g. Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*)
- A current Section 4 / Coal Board Medical would be desirable
Commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce
They recognize the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through vision: everyone matters always.
Through this vision, they will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.
How to apply
This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With there culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess.
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 Single Skilled Operators Curragh Coal Mining Jobs 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.