Dump Truck Operator Jobs Mining Darling Downs Region

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Dump Truck Operator

HAUL TRUCK OPERATORS WANTED

About the role:

  • Buses will be provided from Mackay and Rockhampton
  • 7/7 even time roster with an immediate start
  • Camp and meals included at no extra costs
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent role after 12 months

Successful candidates will have proven experience on the following machinery:

  • CAT 785, 789, 797

To be considered for this role you must display a strong and stable work background with 2+ years recent mining experience, in addition to a safety first attitude. Ideal applicants will be available to commence immediately.

Please note these are not trainee positions and candidates will only be contacted if they meet the above criteria.

Caterpillar 785D Overview

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Gross Machine Operating Weight (GMW) 249476.0 kg
  • Engine Model Cat® 3512C HD
  • Top Speed – Loaded 54.8 km/h
  • Maximum Target Payload 143.0 tonnes

Further information on this model

Do your research on the detail information page www.cat.com/785 haul truck 

Caterpillar 789D Overview

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Engine Model 3516C – HD
  • Gross Machine Operating Weight (GMW) 324319.0 kg
  • Nominal Payload Capacity 181.0 tonnes
  • Empty Operating Chassis Weight (EOCW) 99129.0 kg

 

Further information on this model

Do your research on the Cat 789D detail information page www.cat.com/789D haul truck 

 

You will ideally have 3 years solid experience in a similar role within the Mining Industry:

  • Caterpillar 785, 789, 793 Dump Trucks
  • Current valid Drivers Licence
  • Current Standard 11 Induction Training
  • Current Coal Board Medical
  • 2 References we can call to verify your work history
  • Live residential to the Toowoomba, Oakey and Dalby region

Please Note: you will need to hold current relevant licenses for the listed machinery and these roles are for experienced operators.

To apply for this position please click on the APPLY link below.
Alternatively, for a confidential appraisal of the current market please contact or email your resume quoting reference number JE27964.

How to apply for Dump Truck Operator Jobs Mining Darling Downs Region

Email a copy of your updated resume to Brisbanemining@corestaff.com.au

or if you’d prefer, go to the SEEK website to find out more about the Dump Truck Operators x 2 job on SEEK

 

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 pays, 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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