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Dump Truck Operator Jobs

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If you’ve found this page, you’ll soon realise it’s a little old. However, we value our content and hope this helps you find a job in the mines operating dump trucks.

As always, driving a dump truck on a mine site can mean a financially rewarding career. The FIFO lifestyle suits many people who feel comfortable working away from home on rosters that could be as long as 3 weeks on and a week off.

We’re still seeing plenty of good jobs for highly trained and motivated dump truck operators. Demand is still high in Western Australia as well as the Queensland coal fields. Subscribing to mining jobs boards like SEEK, JORA, Indeed etx on a regular basis, will deliver literally dozens of jobs for haul truck operators – every week.

You can go to SEEK and find jobs for dump truck operators by clicking here:

Queensland jobs

New South Wales jobs

Western Australia

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Despite remote mine site locations and long days spent behind the wheel, operators of dump trucks can still find plenty of things to do to keep their mind sharp and alert.

Safety is a high priority for mining companies, and because of this, recruiters and human resource managers who are responsible for hiring operators, must have a strong policy when it comes to hiring new employees. People applying for dump truck operator jobs such as the following, must be aware of the absolute requirements when jobs are advertised.

The following list of dump truck operator jobs have been collated from various mining jobs boards advertising for operators of dump trucks.

Dump Truck Operator Salaries

How much can a dump truck production operator 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 total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$33.75 based on 24 salaries. You can see how this differs from the Indeed overview of $41.98.<.p>

A recently new Dump Truck Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total pay of AU$30.65 based on 73 salaries. A mid-experienced Dump Truck Driver with 5-9 years of proven operational work, can earn about AU$27.73 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Dump Truck Driver with 10-19+ years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.72 based on 14 salaries.

With so many different and conflicting reports, it's difficult to know what the 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 are of Blackwater, earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. Dump Truck Operators also get higher than average wages 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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