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Plant & Machinery Operator – BHP Olympic Dam Jobs

  • 992 Loader, Dozer, Excavator, Grader, Dump Truck, Water Cart
  • National Mining Company

Fly in fly out (FIFO): 2 weeks on, 1 week off roster, 12 hour days flat rate. Flights and accommodation are paid for by our client.

Whats on offer at BHP Olympic Dam:

  • ASAP start (pending medical etc)
  • $32 – $35 per hour flat rate – day and night shift
  • Potential for ongoing work based on performance and project workload.
  • National mining footprint/contractor
  • Whilst this is a South Australian position, a heightened awareness of safety is required. Qualifications such as the Queensland Standard 11 Induction Training and RII competencies would be highly regarded.

Demonstrated experience is required on the equipment listed below, with preference shown to candidates proficient in more than one of the following:

  • CAT 777 Dump Trucks
  • CAT 769 Water Truck
  • 16m Caterpillar Graders
  • CAT D9, D10 Dozer
  • CAT 992 Loader
  • CAT Excavator 80t

Candidates will be subject to the following procedures prior to confirmation of their employment:

  • Randstad induction
  • Online safety quiz
  • Medical (including functional and drug screen)
  • Police check

If you have demonstrated mining experience and have the skills and confidence to operate Caterpillar equipment and can 100% pass a full medical and police check, please apply to Grant Lucas at Randstad.

Make certain your resume and skills match the above requirements.

Apply for the Plant & Machinery Operator with BHP at Olympic Dam here

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Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 777

The Caterpillar 777 is a 100-ton haul truck, typically used in open pit mining, manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The first model of Caterpillar 777 was introduced in 1974. Its diesel engine is capable of putting out 870 horsepower. The 777D, introduced in 1996, was powered by a 938-horsepower diesel.

This truck is one of the entry-level haul trucks most new operators will learn on. Once competent, they will move up to the larger 785, especially when working on a coal mining site.

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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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