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Truck & Shovel and Dozer Push Engineer (Poitrel Mine)
At BHP they support there people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.With a global portfolio of operations, they offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Their strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where there employees feel strongly connected to values and objectives, and where the capability people is key to success.
About the role
Reporting to the Superintendent Mine Scheduling, this exciting role as a Truck & Shovel and Dozer Push Engineer at BMC’s Poitrel Mine will challenge your capabilities.Poitrel Mine has a complex & challenging coal resource which means this role will need a solid degree of technical T&S and Dozer Push expertise to succeed in an environment where applying cutting edge technology is promoted and supported.
Working on a 5/2/4/3 roster, the successful applicant will enjoy the flexibility associated with this lifestyle friendly roster.
Successful applicant you will also have:
- Demonstrated experience working in a T&S and Dozer Push capacity in an open coal cut mining environment
- Understanding of T&S and Dozer Push design
- Understanding of haul and dump planning in accordance with mine schedule requirements
- Proficiency with Deswik (essential)
- Proficiency in Haul Infinity (desirable)
- Excellent communication skills and an ability to work and collaborate across various stakeholders
- Strong MS Office skills.
You will also be a performance and achievement oriented professional, who is motivated by exceeding expectations and providing excellent results.
Supporting a diverse workforce
At BHP Billiton, they recognize that they are strengthened by diversity. They are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. They are an Equal Opportunity employer and they encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.
They know there are many aspects of employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so they offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy and other extended leave entitlements.
Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.
Would you like to apply?
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Truck & Shovel Dozer Coal Mining Poitrel Mine QLD
About the Bowen Basin
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 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.
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 785
The Caterpillar 785 Haul Truck, Dump Truck or off-road truck as they are called in the U.S. are still used across the world in open-cut mining operations. This huge truck has proven it’s worth for many years and has often been the entry-level truck for new operators.
Progressing when competent, operators move up to the larger CAT 793 and CAT 797 truck, giving them the confidence and ability to handle larger load capacities on a range of challenging mine sites.
One of the biggest advantages you can get if you are looking to learn how to drive these big machines is to get to know the finer details.