Dozer Operator Port Hedland Pilbara Mine site - iMINCO

Seeking an experienced Dozer Operator Port Hedland Pilbara Mine site

Dozer Operator

Gumala Enterprises Pty Ltd (GEPL) is the business arm of the Gumala Aboriginal Corporation, which is Australia’s second-largest indigenous organization, serving the Panyjima, Innawonga and Nyiyaparli people of the Pilbara region in Western Australia. GEPL has the reputation of being an efficient, well-equipped and price-competitive Pilbara Indigenour contractor with offices in Tom Price.

Dozer Operator Port Hedland Pilbara Mine site

Job tasks and responsibilities

GEPL is currently seeking an experienced Dozer Operator from suitably qualified individuals for a Rio Tinto based mine site in the Pilbara. The successful candidate will receive $40.00 per hour (flat rate).  Camp accommodation and flights to and from Perth (point of hire) will be provided.

Skills and experience:

  • Ideally, the candidate should hold a CURRENT Rio Tinto induction.
  • Have 3 or more years experience operating Dozers, D10 and above.
  • Submit a current Dozer ticket with the application.
  • Possess a white card.
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol testing.
  • Must be available for an immediate start and willing to fly out with 48-72 hours notice.
  • Previous experience in operating earth moving and civil construction equipment (grader, moxy water carts and vibrating compaction rollers) will be well regarded.
  • You must have a strong appreciation for OHS and maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Possess current vehicle license/s and machinery operator tickets, ie Roller, HC, HR.

Dozer Operator Port Hedland Pilbara Mine site

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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 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.

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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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