Excavator Operator Rail Project Design Construct - Sydney North Shore

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Excavator Operator

Excavator Operator Rail Project.Client is an excavation and earthworks organization with major civil projects throughout Sydney and is searching for experienced Excavator Operators to start immediately. They are currently working on a huge rail project where they require the operators to hold an RIW card, and also a 5099 / Spotters ticket.

About the Role

This role will see you operating a variety of excavators; digging trenches, earthworks, detailing and trimming. Reporting directly to an experienced supervisor, you will also have the advantage of working alongside an experienced civil crew ready to give support.

To be considered for this role you will need the following;

  • Excavator Operator experience within civil construction companies, including start up checking
  • Excavator ticket is essential
  • RIW card is essential
  • 5099 / Spotters ticket is essential
  • Operation with a variety of attachments
  • Experience on Backhoe, Front Loader, Grader, Dump Truck would be desirable
  • Full PPE gear including steel toe capped boots, high visibility jacket and hard hat
  • Experience working on detailed excavation, digging trenches for pipework desired
  • Punctual, solid on-site OH&S and own transportation

Excavator Operator Rail Project Design Construct

Excavator Operator Rail Project Design Construct


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Excavator Operator Rail Project Design Construct

What’s in it for you?

  • $35 – $45 p/hr
  • Min 10 hour standard days + plenty of over-time
  • Full-time employment offer
  • An immediate start is available for the successful applicant

Design & Construct guarantees to keep your inquiry confidential and will always gain your permission first before submitting your details to any of clients.

For more info regarding this position or any other opportunities that they currently have available please contact Ryan Chapman in confidence on 0420 991 282 or via email ryan@designandconstruct.com.au

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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.

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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).

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The following list is a collection of requirements you'll find in most advertised dump truckk operator jobs

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  • 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
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  • Have a strong work history
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  • Right to work in Australia - Birth Certificate or Australian Passport
  • Sound Work History
  • Be reliable and a team player


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