Dump Truck Operators Local Mine Site Regional Peel area

Currently seeking experienced dump truck operators to assist production at local mine site based in regional Peel area

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Dump Truck Operators

Entry level mining jobs

Previous experience on CAT 777 dump trucks or similar is essential along with a current HR drivers license.These position are DIDO each day so interested applicants must reside within a safe travelling distance to designated pick up locations in Mandurah and Pinjarra.


The roster will comprise of day and night shift at11.5 hours in duration spread across an even time rotation.These roles are foran IMMEDIATE start and the initial expected duration of work is for six to eight weeks.

Health, Safety and Environment


At ReadyForce Personnel they are safe, disciplined and reliable. They act on there responsibilities to identify and remove potential and recognized risks to a healthy and safe workplace. ReadyForce Personnel values its employees, contractors, customers and the environment and communities in which they operate and live. They are committed to complying with Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) laws and the voluntary standards to which our organization subscribes.

ReadyForce Personnel is committed to delivering a quality service and employees who understand and value the importance of working safely. With this in mind they have aligned the quality and safety management systems to international standards ISO 9001:2015 (Quality) and AS/NZS 4801:2001 (Safety) achieving accreditation in both standards in March 2017. Our clients and candidates can be assured our team is working in both an efficient and consistent manner, delivering the highest level of service.

Candidates that can demonstrate experience on multiple machines will be highly regarded. Successful applicants will need to complete pre employment medical testing prior to commencement.

Interviews are being held of the 4th, 5th and 6th of September with applications closing 05/09/17.

APPLY NOW or call 1300 048 122 for more information.

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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 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
    • 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.

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