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Operators (Graders/Dozer/Truck (930 & 797) – L3
Single/Multiskilled Operators Mine site Bowen Basin QLD
WorkPac are searching for highly motivated, team orientated Experienced Single/Multi-skilled Operators to join there client and their dedicated production team at a mine site in the Bowen Basin region.
The successful applicants will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the coal industry in the production field. You will have a high level of commitment to safety and the goal Experienced Single/Multiskilled Operators
- Immediate Start
- Ongoing Contract
- Competitive Salary
- Accommodation and Meals Supplied
- 6 monthly Loyalty Bonus
WorkPac is Australia’s leading provider of human capital solutions to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. They optimize productivity and mitigate risk in the people component of there clients’ business. For over fifteen years, WorkPac has delivered clients exceptional work forces to support the successful delivery of some of the country’s most significant mining projects.
You will have a high level of commitment to safety and the goal of Zero Harm; be highly motivated and have the capacity to work in a team environment.
The machinery that are seeking operators for are:
- Komatsu 830 – 930E Trucks
- CAT D10 / D11 Dozers
- CAT 16M / 24M Graders
- EX3600/ EX5500/ EX5600 Excavators.
It would be desirable for you to have:
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Current Coal Board Medical
- Current Standard 11 Induction Training
- Current Drivers License
In return, WorkPac will offer:
- Weekly pays
- Competitive hourly pay rates
- Meals and Accommodation supplied while on roster
- Opportunities for ongoing works at multiple mining sites in the Bowen Basin
- Site Inductions Provided at no cost to you
- 6 monthly loyalty bonus
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About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.
The Queensland 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 a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.
- Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
- New Hope Corporation Limited
- QCoal Pty Ltd
- Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
- Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
- Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
- Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
- Conquest Mining Limited
- Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
- BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
- Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
- Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
- Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
- TEC Coal Pty Ltd
- TerraCom Australia
- Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
- Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd
For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list
Caterpillar Haul truck 789
The Caterpillar 789 dump truck is typically used in open pit mining. The 789 has a capacity of 177 tonnes, and its engine can produce 1770 horsepower.
There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.
Read more about the CAT 789 mining dump truck on our website.
Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu website