Full Time Dump Truck Operator Wodgina Lithium Mine site - iMINCO

Great opportunities for Dump Truck Operators to join their team on full time basis at Wodgina Lithium Mine site

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Mineral Resources

Full Time Dump Truck Operator Pilbara WA

Full Time Dump Truck Operator Wodgina Lithium Mine site

Mineral Resources (MRL) is a leading West Australian diversified mining, contracting, processing and commodities production company. Since its foundation in 1993, the company continues to grow through strategic business development, consolidation and acquisition. They are now an ASX 200 listed company with over 1300 employees.

MRL has a portfolio of market leading brands, including, Crushing Services International (CSI), Process Minerals International (PMI), PIHA, Mineral Services, Polaris Metals and MESA Minerals.

They currently have great opportunities for Dump Truck Operators to join their team on a full time basis at expanding Wodgina Lithium Mine site.

What’s in it for you?

  • Work directly for the mine owner and operator
  • Job Security with an ongoing permanent full time position
  • Exciting chance to work in Lithium mining
  • Small crews allow you opportunity to diversify machine exposure
  • Prospect of future career development and qualification up-skilling
  • Diverse and hands on work environment
  • FIFO from Perth, working 2:1 roster

Key requirements and responsibilities:

  • Minimum 1 – 2 years open pit experience
  • Driving CAT 785’s or similar sized models within mining
  • Safety focus with a high attention to detail to abide by site safety processes
  • Experience and tickets with other ancillary equipment would be highly desirable
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Versatile and to operate other mobile plant and assist in other areas of mining when required by your supervisor

MRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply for positions

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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

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