Experienced Water Truck and Grader Operator
- 7/7 Roster, Immediate Start
- Accommodation & Meals Provided
- FIFO Brisbane or Cairns
About the Company
This organisation is an industry leader employing a wide range of trades and skilled individuals to join their team. A fantastic opportunity has opened for an experienced Water Cart and Grader Operator to join this client in the Bowen Basin.
This role will see you operating CAT 777 Watercarts as well as CAT 16M & 24M graders to assist with production of mine.
What you’ll need to succeed
In order to be a successful candidate, you must reside within 100km of the Brisbane or Cairns Airport. As well as a Coal Board Medical, you will possess a Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training* and have previous or current experience on the water trucks and graders listed above.
What you’ll get in return
You will be granted with an ongoing position working a 7/7 Roster with all flights, meals and accommodations provided to you.
Give yourself every opportunity to get this job. If you are applying, don’t send in your normal resume and cover letter. Make sure your resume is edited to show requirements for this job, or your application could be automatically rejected.
Please note these are not trainee positions and candidates will only be contacted if they meet the above criteria.
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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.