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Mining Positions Jacinth Ambrosia SA

Mining Positions Jacinth Ambrosia Mine site South Australia

Piacentini & Son are currently seeking expressions of interest for the below positions for their South Australian Operations based at the Jacinth Ambrosia mine site

Mining Positions Jacinth Ambrosia Mine site South Australia

  • Heavy Diesel Mechanics
  • Boilermaker Welders
  • Auto Electricians
  • Service Persons
  • Mobile Plant Operators (dozer, excavator, loader, dump truck, grader)

Please ensure to specify the position you are applying for in your cover letter.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 + years’ experience in position applying for
  • Trade Qualification for the maintenance positions
  • Current Drivers & High-Risk Licenses
  • Experience &/or exposure to Earth moving & Mining Equipment

Conditions of Employment:

  • 2:1 roster working 12 hours per day
  • Must be based in the local area to apply (Adelaide, Ceduna)
  • Permanent, full time employment opportunity
  • Applicants must be able to pass fitness for work testing


Piacentini & Son has come a long way from its humble inception, to emerge as a leader in the Australian mining and earthmoving industry. At the entrance to Piacentini & Son’s premises in Picton stands a reminder of the company’s beginnings – Albert Piacentini’s first bulldozer; restored, revitalized and resplendent.

Mining Positions Jacinth Ambrosia Mine site South Australia

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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 (, 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. 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.

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According to, 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).

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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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