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Dozer, Watercart, Haul Truck Operator
The Go2 People are fast becoming an employer of choice in Queensland and have recently secured a number of long term labour hire contracts on some of the region’s largest projects.
- 6 day Roster
- Good Hourly rate
- Ongoing Opportunity
They are currently seeking highly experienced operators who hold both a current WaterCart and Dozer ticket to work on the stockpile dozer full time and fill in when the water truck operator is absent.
These roles could lead to full time employment and you will be working on a 6 day roster – 3 days – 3 nights – 4 off – 3 days – 2 nights – 5 off.
773G WTR Bare Chassis
Caterpillar offers partial machines and systems, working with Cat dealers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to provide specialty machines for specific applications.
Bare chassis trucks (WTR models) can be ordered with or without hoist cylinders and most product options are identical to the dump truck models. Typically, these models come equipped with the higher Tractor ROPS certification ratings needed for specialty machines including water trucks, tow tractors and fuel and lube trucks.
777G WTR Bare chassis
Caterpillar offers partial machines and systems, working with Cat dealers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to provide specialty machines for specific applications. Bare chassis trucks (WTR models) can be ordered with or without hoist cylinders and most product options are identical to the dump truck models.
To be successful in this position you MUST have:
- Standard 11 Induction Training
- Coal Board Medical
- RII Operate and Maintain Light Vehicle on site
- RII Operate Four Wheel Drive vehicle on site
- RII Heavy Haul Vehicle (Rear Dump Truck)
- Committed to working in a safe and efficient manner
- Immediate Availability
- Orange hi viz long sleeved shirts and lace up metatarsal boots
If you meet the above criteria and are searching for ongoing employment please: APPLY NOW
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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
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 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.
Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)
Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.
RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.