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Dump Truck Jobs Blackwater Coal Mine
Zoom Recruitment are searching for 30+ Dump Trucks Operators for work based at Blackwater Coal Mine in Central Queensland. These roles are immediate, initially casual roles with full time opportunities available to suitable performers after a 3 month period. If you’ve got experience operating CAT 797, 795, 789 & KOM 930E-4 Dump Trucks, be sure to send over a resume!
What’s required for the job:
- Valid RII`s in in Dump/Haul Truck Operating RIIMPO311E, RIIMPO337E, RIIMPO338E all considered
- RII`s for minimum 2 x machine desirable
- Standard 11 Induction Training – Valid – Current Coal Board Medical
- BMA Core Induction
- Minimum 2 years experience working on Coal Mines
- Competent operating CAT 797, 795, 789 & KOM 930E-4
- Rights to Work in Australia
Other details for *Dump Truck Jobs Blackwater Coal Mine:
- $48.49 per hour on offer
- Roster 5/4 4/5 5/4 4/5
- BIBO from Yepoon & Rockhampton
- DIDO to camp – no flights
- Camp and Meals provided
- Start Date, ASAP
About the company:
Zoom Recruitment & Training specializes in the mining recruitment of experienced and qualified Contract and Permanent Blue Collar and Professional employees to the Australian mining industry,
With a National presence and local expertise, Zoom Recruitment and Training offers recruitment opportunities to the Resources Industry for those seeking a career within the mining industry. They have undertaken recruitment for positions arising within production, maintenance, environmental, geology and exploration across all mining environments including surface and underground operations.
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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
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
Caterpillar Haul truck 789
The Caterpillar 789 dump truck is typically used in open pit mining. The 789 has a capacity of 177 tonnes, and its engine can produce 1770 horsepower.
There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.
Read more about the CAT 789 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.