Operator underground Truck Nipper Mining Western Australia

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Operator Underground Truck /Nipper

Operator underground Truck Nipper Mining Western Australia

Operator underground Truck Nipper Mining Western Australia

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth focused Australian gold company. They own and operate a portfolio of gold mines across Australia. At Evolution there best discoveries are found everyday through the innovation displayed by the people, there great teams, there 100% focus on getting people home safely and have commitment to building an exceptional company. And they want you to help them discover more!

Mungari Operations includes the Frog’s Leg underground mine, White Foil open pit mine and the Mungari processing plant. The sites are located approximately 25km west of Kalgoorlie where the majority of employees are residential.

The role:

The purpose of the role is to operate an underground truck and provide ground support to the mining team and working across development and production cycles

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for provision of ground support to Jumbo Operators and assistance with installation of ground support
  • Complying with issued plans and communicating with cross shift
  • Ensure all consumable levels are maintained, reducing unnecessary down time
  • Prompt reporting of any personal injury, incidents, accidents and equipment damaged
  • Operate heavy diesel equipment, cleaning of mono pumps, maintaining ventilation in development headings, housekeeping and any other duties as required
  • Commit to maintaining health, safety and security standards and principles, both within own workplace and through the identification of potential risks throughout Evolution.

Operator underground Truck Nipper Mining Western Australia

Are you the one?

  • Preferred minimum 1 year in underground mining experience but not essential
  • Knowledge of and experience with operating Underground Dump Trucks but not essential
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good observation skills
  • Working knowledge of JSA and Take 5 systems
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work safely at all times

How to apply

Click the Apply Now button, or to discover more about and how you can be part of the Evolution story, go to www.evolutionmining.com.au/discover
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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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