Haul Truck Operator Lake Vermont Coal Mining Mackay QLD - iMINCO

Thiess is currently seeking for Experienced Haul Truck Operator Lake Vermont Coal Mining Mackay & Coalfields

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Mackay & Coalfields, Queensland location.

You need a Standard 11 Mining Induction to be eligible for this job. If you don't have one and are not sure what this is, click the Standard 11 Mining Induction link further down the page.

Safety is a high priority in this industry. This job requires you to have a heightened sense of awareness and also appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.

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Haul Truck Operator – Lake Vermont

With a global business, they offer diverse and rewarding careers. They are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential.

Join their team of industry leaders – because with them, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of their clients, communities and project partners.

About

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. They offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, they optimize the mining life-cycle to create lasting value.

The Lake Vermont Coal Project is situated in Dysart, North Queensland.

About the role

As their next Haul Truck Operator reporting to the Mining Supervisor you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

Haul Truck Operator Lake Vermont Coal Mining Mackay QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

This role is a permanent position that will see you working 12.5 hour day shifts and 10.5 hour night shifts on a 7/7 Roster (Wednesday – Tuesday); full camp facilities are available and bus transportation is provided from Mackay or Rockhampton to the Dysart Camp.

In this role, your responsibilities will include operation of heavy mobile plant equipment and complying with site policies and procedures to ensure effective use of equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

About you

Successful candidates should ideally have proven skills and experience working as a production operator on either Liebherr T282 Electric Dump Trucks or CAT 789 and 793 Mechanical Dump Trucks in an operational coal mine. Additional skills and experience on Dozer, Grader or Loader operations will make your resume highly desirable.

Role Requirements as a Haul Truck Operator at Lake Vermont:

  • A commitment to a positive safety culture;
  • Current Driver’s License.
  • Relevant coal mining certifications (e.g. Standard 11 Induction Training);
  • A current Section 4 / Coal Board Medical would be desirable; and

They recognize the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.

NOTE: This is a sample of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained mining and heavy machinery equipment. Each job requires different levels of education, experience and qualifications. Wherever possible, link to the courses we offer will be provided as links. We encourage you to continue to do your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With there culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess.

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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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