Dump Truck Operators Melbourne - iMINCO Mining

Experienced Dump Truck operator ongoing work at large Site South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne

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Dump Truck Operator Job Melbourne

This is a great job for someone who lives in Melbourne and is searching for a job locally.
CMR Personnel has been providing casual, permanent and contract operators to the Civil Construction, Waste Management, Quarry, Mining and Rail Industries for over 15 years.
With a client portfolio inclusive of some of the largest multinational construction and engineering companies, their capabilities run from small subcontractor level all the way to multi-million dollar.

Remembering CMR is a recruiter, their client is the one searching for dump truck operators and CMR are the people who hold the interviews. The job is for anexperienced Dump Truck operatorfor ongoing work at a large site in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

Minimum requirementsto be considered for these roles:

  • Construction Industry card (White/Red )
  • Dump Truck license
  • PPE including Steel Cap Boots
  • Understanding of OH&S Principals
  • Experience Driving 60ton rigid Dump Truck


This could be a good opportunity for a local operator in Melbourne to gain employment and work for the recruiter. This is often the first steps to gaining recognition as a person who can be relied upon to do the work. If you are thinking of applying for the Dump Truck operator job, don’t send in your usual resume and cover letter.

Take the time to read through the requirements and see if your resume has similar information that can be mapped to the job ad. What we mean by this is the keywords appearing in the job ad, must be in your resume. You need this to happen because your resume will be scanned by software which has been trained to look for key words and phrases contained in the ad.

No matter how good you are, or how many years experience you have – without matching words – your application can go straight into the ‘unsuccessful applicant’ pile.

NOTE: When you apply for this job Dump Truck Operators, take a look at the cover/introduction letter you will send in with your resume. Always match the first page of your resume to details of the job.

If you have the above experience apply now!! Immediate start is available.

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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

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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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