AllRounder Operators Underground mining Laverton WA

Currently seeking applications from Ancillary Operators have extensive experience open pit gold operations in Goldfields Pilbara

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All Rounder Operators – Mt Morgans Gold Mine

AllRounder Operators Underground mining Laverton WA

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector throughout Australia and Asia. Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

Macmahon has just been awarded the contract to provide surface drill and blast, Load and haul and mobile maintenance functions to Dacian Gold’s Mt Morgans Project.

Dacian Gold’s Mt Morgans Project is located 20km west of Laverton, being approximately 750km northeast of Perth in Western Australia.

They are currently seeking applications from Ancillary Operators who have extensive experience in open pit gold operations in either the Goldfields or the Pilbara.

Experienced Ancillary operators are encouraged to apply. The roster will be a continuous day and night works 2 weeks on / 1 week off, Fly in Fly out from Perth.

To be considered in this position you must have;

  • Dedicated and relevant experience on ancillary equipment including Dozers (CAT D10) and Graders (CAT 16M).
  • Previous experience on Mechanical or Electric Dump Trucks (CAT 785/789)

AllRounder Operators Underground mining Laverton WA

  • Previous experience in a large scale production mining environment
  • Physically fit for the demands of the role
  • Proven ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner
  • Current Driver’s License

To be successful in this position you will enjoy

  • Long Term Project Opportunity
  • Opportunity to complete Cert III surface extraction
  • Brand new camp facilities
  • Opportunity to be a part of a Green fields project
  • Training and up skilling from a registered RTO
  • Competitive remuneration

Please submit your resume in a MS Word format by clicking on the Apply button below. All applications are treated in the strictest of confidence and your details will not be forwarded to the company without gaining your prior consent. Make yourself stand out from everyone and create your resume with keywords contained in this ad.

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Dump Truck Operator Salaries

How much do dump truck production operators earn in the mines?

Depending on where you live, or which state the mine is located in, as you can see from the information below, the salaries are very different. In Queensland and New South Wales, mining wages are pretty much the same for Dump Truck Operators. Working at a Western Australian mine you can expect to earn about 20% more than if you worked in QLD or NSW.

Dump truck operator jobs are advertised on SEEK and other mining jobs boards regularly.

According to online jobs website Indeed (au.indeed.com), the average salary for a Dump Truck Production Operator in Australia is $41.98 per hour. Salary estimates are based on 326 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Dump Truck Drivers. The data was collected from past and present job ads on Indeed over the last 36 months.

Payscale.com Dump Truck Driver Pay Estimates

Looking at the salary of an entry-level Dump Truck Driver with less than 1 year experience, you can expect to earn an average hourly wage (includes bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$42 based on 24 pay reviews.

With so many different and conflicting articles about salaries, it's difficult to know what the exact take home pay is for a Dump Truck Operator.

Blackwater, Queensland Dump Truck Salaries +40%

According to Payscale.com, Dump Truck Operators in the Queensland Bowen Basin area of Blackwater, earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. Dump Truck Operators also get more money in Western Australia (26.6% more) and Kalgoorlie (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (19.6% less), Brisbane, Queensland (16.2% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (14.3% less).

SEEK mining job salaries for dump truck production operators

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What are dump truck operator employers looking for?

The following list is a collection of requirements you'll find in most advertised dump truckk operator jobs

  • Experience operating CAT trucks
  • A willingness to work rotating rosters
  • Ability to contribute and work positively in a team environment
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test
  • Competitive Hourly Rate plus super on all hours worked
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Current Standard 11 or willing to obtain a Standard 11
  • Have a strong commitment to safety and Zero Harm and ensure this is a
  • priority and at the forefront of all your decision-making
  • Have a strong work history
  • High level of safety awareness
  • Relevant current RII Competencies
  • Relevant RII/ SSE sign offs/ Competencies
  • Right to work in Australia - Birth Certificate or Australian Passport
  • Sound Work History
  • Be reliable and a team player
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