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Mobile Plant and Machinery Operator (Kogan)

Mobile Plant Machinery Operator Casual position Australia

Mobile Plant Machinery Operator Casual position Mining Information

NuGrow is one of Australia’s leading full service recycling and rehabilitation innovators. With services spanning waste transport and recycling, compost and soil supply, and land rehabilitation, they are advancing a sustainable approach to waste and land management. Their innovative, proven methodology closes the loop between waste disposal and reuse in pursuit of vision for healthier environments, supporting healthier communities, globally.

Due to rapid growth, NuGrow are currently seeking an experienced multi-ticket plant operator to join the team at Kogan facility. This is a casual position with a view to permanency, Friday-Monday alternating between day and night shift each week.

The plant operator will be required to operate various equipment including dump trucks, loaders, a windrow turner, ADT, mobile screens and excavators as well as be able to assist with administrative tasks such as updating volume spreadsheets and reporting on incoming waste.

Mobile Plant Machinery Operator Casual position Mining Information

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Front End Loader competency
  • Excavator competency
  • ADT competency
  • Bobcat, roller, windrow turner, dozer and grader experience advantageous.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office i.e. Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Good presentation
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to follow procedures and job instructions with safety being a priority
  • Reliable, punctual and self-motivated
  • Have a great attitude and strong work ethic
  • Ability to work alternating weekend shifts

NuGrow is a rapidly growing business providing great opportunities for career growth. They have a great work culture and a commitment to ongoing employee development.

Please note prior to commencement, candidates will need to provide an updated traffic history check, participate in a criminal history check and undertake a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

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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 can a dump truck production operator 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 total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$33.75 based on 24 salaries. You can see how this differs from the Indeed overview of $41.98.<.p>

A recently new Dump Truck Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total pay of AU$30.65 based on 73 salaries. A mid-experienced Dump Truck Driver with 5-9 years of proven operational work, can earn about AU$27.73 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Dump Truck Driver with 10-19+ years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.72 based on 14 salaries.

With so many different and conflicting reports, it's difficult to know what the pay is for a Dump Truck Operator.

Blackwater, Queensland Dump Truck Salaries +40%

According to, Dump Truck Operators in the Queensland Bowen Basin are of Blackwater, earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. Dump Truck Operators also get higher than average wages 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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