Heavy Equipment Diesel Fitters Rolleston Coal Mine Mackay - iMINCO

Currently have an exciting opportunity for heavy earthmoving equipment Diesel Fitters to join Sharp's team at Rolleston Coal Mine

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Diesel Fitters ROLLESTON 7/7 Fixed Term Permanent & Back Fill Positions

Heavy Equipment Diesel Fitters Rolleston Coal Mine Mackay

Heavy Equipment Diesel Fitters Rolleston Coal Mine Mackay

Sharps Heavy Equipment Repairs has been operating successfully for 25 years with over 200 employees between Mackay, Dysart, Rolleston and Hunter Valley operations.

They are vastly present throughout the Bowen Basin with Field Service Team and complimented with Mackay and Dysart Workshops. Specialty is in Heavy Mobile Equipment, from full rebuilds through to breakdown, service and preventative maintenance. Sharps also offer Light & Heavy on road vehicle maintenance and repairs.

Permanent and back fill positions available for 7/7 Rotating Rosters starting as soon as possible. The positions would suit a candidate with a minimum of 3 years post trade experience in a similar role. Experience on equipment such as D10, D11, 16M, 24M, CAT Dump trucks is an advantage.

Heavy Equipment Diesel Fitters Rolleston Coal Mine Mackay-iMINCO.net Mining Information

Successful applicants must have Current (or willing to obtain):

  • Trade qualifications
  • Current Drivers License
  • Current Coal Board Medical (Chest Xray)
  • Current Standard 11 Induction Training Statement of Attainment
  • Glencore Generic Induction

The following would also be beneficial:

  • Working at Heights
  • Confined Space
  • Forklift / EWP
  • Lifting Operations or Doggers Qualifications
  • Boom / Scissor Lift
  • RIISAM202A Isolate Access Plant

Successful candidate would be required to be able to work in a team and autonomously.

Dedication to Safety is imperative within the Sharp’s team!

What’s in it for you?

  • Attractive rates are available for these positions!
  • The team at Rolleston receive a Bonus Retention incentive that is paid quarterly.
  • Sharp’s also offer an Employee Assistance Program for all employees and immediate family.

Sharps Heavy Equipment Repairs is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse workforce.

Please send your resume through via the “Apply Now” button with a CURRENT detailed cover letter and Resume outlining your experience that is relevant to this position.

All applications are treated in the strictest of confidence and your details will not be forwarded to the company without gaining your prior consent. Make yourself stand out from everyone and create your resume with keywords contain.

If casual opportunities appeal to you APPLY now!

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction Training

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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
    • About the Bowen Basin

      The Queensland Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

      The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

      The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

      Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.

      • Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
      • New Hope Corporation Limited
      • QCoal Pty Ltd
      • Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
      • Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
      • Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
      • Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
      • Conquest Mining Limited
      • Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
      • BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
      • Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
      • Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
      • Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
      • TEC Coal Pty Ltd
      • TerraCom Australia
      • Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
      • Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd

      For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list

      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.

      Find out more about RII Competencies here

      You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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