Underground Loader Operator – FIFO
The Client is an industry leading mining contractor with opportunities available for experienced Underground Loader Operators with Service Crew experience. The nature of this environment requires a strong Health and Safety focus and leadership, therefore applicants must be able to verify examples of this.
The duties will involve operating a Sandvik LHD Loader as well as Service Crew works. Suitable candidates will have previous Underground experience and be able to demonstrate and verify their LHD Loader and Service Crew experience. Applicants MUST hold evidence of Recognition of Prior Learning for LHD Underground Loaders, Integrated Toll Carrier.
In addition, successful applicants must have:
- Working at Heights
- Current drivers license
- Police Clearance (obtained within the past 6 months or the ability to obtain).
Successful applicants will be subject to a full pre employment medical – including a drug and alcohol screen.
Note: This is a 2:1 FIFO roster from Perth only to a remote Kimberley mine site working 12 hour day and night shifts, for a ongoing assignment.
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 worldâ€™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 Queenslandâ€™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 MineStarâ„˘
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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.