Mining Dump Truck Operators CAT 789 Brisbane QLD - iMINCO

WorkPac are currently seeking for experienced Mining Dump Truck Operators CAT 789 - Brisbane QLD

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WorkPac Toowoomba

Coal Mine Dump Truck Operators – Min CAT 789

The client is a globally diversified mining business who are leaders in innovation and technological advances and value their people about all else. Their portfolio spans across mining of all key resources and opportunities within this company are boundless.

Mining Dump Truck Operators CAT 789 Brisbane QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

About the Role

Reporting to the production superintendent, you will operate mobile plant equipment, consisting of a minimum CAT 789 Haul Trucks. As a key member of a high performing team, you will play an integral role in implementing the client’s production requirements. This is a drive in drive out (DIDO) role for a long term contract at an adjacent Blackwater Mine Site.

Semi skilled operators may be consider with strong civil or quarry experience – Min CAT 789 Dump Truck.

Role Details

  • Work Lifestyle roster (5/4, 5/5, 4/5)
  • 12.5 Hour Shifts
  • Camp and Meals Provided– No perm rooms available
  • Ongoing Role Opportunities
  • Immediate Start
  • Pre-start checks
  • Maintain and Operate equipment safely
  • Follow company policies and procedures

Mining Dump Truck Operators CAT 789 Brisbane QLD-iMINCO.net Mining Information

Required Skills/Experience

  • Minimum 12 months experience operating CAT 789
  • Preference to operators who hold grader, dozer and excavator experience
  • Must have site skilled evidence – SSE signed skills / RII Certificate /Letter from site manager / training book or similar
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Current Coal Board Medical or willing to Obtain
  • Current Standard 11 Induction Training or willing to obtain
  • Medical including drug and alcohol testing is required as part of the recruitment process.
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.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia’s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors.

They are proud to partner with some of the country’s leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. WorkPac have over 35 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia. Apply for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

If the above role appeals to you APPLY today!

This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the below link.

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
    • Caterpillar Haul truck 793

      Caterpillar Haul truck 789

      The Caterpillar 789 dump truck is typically used in open pit mining. The 789 has a capacity of 177 tonnes, and its engine can produce 1770 horsepower.

      There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.

      Read more about the CAT 789 mining dump truck on our website.

      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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