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Perth Entry-level Drillers Offsider

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Perth Entry-level Drillers Offsider 

Perth Entry-level Drillers Offsider

Beginner Mining Position Available Western Australia

IP Recruitment are searching for entry-level applicants for drilling jobs in Perth, Western Australia.

This is an entry-level mining positions for those wanting to get a foot in the door. If this is you be sure to send over a resume ASAP!

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  • Entry Level-Drillers Offsiders-Multiple Roles
  • $408 per day
  • Perth Based Company

Details about this entry-level mining position:

IP are currently seeking applications for Perth based Entry Level – Drillers Offsiders (Surface) for a well-established drilling company. This is an excellent opportunity to commence a career in the Mining Industry. These roles are working in remote areas with a committed team and require someone that can work in all conditions who can commit to a 4:2 roster. To be considered for these roles you MUST have the following:

  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Able to pass a full medical
  • Current Police Clearance
  • Strong safety knowledge
  • Mechanical aptitude.

Responsibilities for Perth Entry-level Drillers Offsider: 

  • Assisting with the Mobilizing of drill rig from one set up to another
  • Handing core – removing from tube, placing in core boxes and labeling box
  • Handling drilling rods & core tubes
  • Mixing Drill Fluid Additives
  • Cleaning equipment & keeping work area clean
  • Assisting with equipment maintenance and repairs
  • Driving & general labouring duties
  • Cooking dinner for yourself and crew
  • Duty of care for yourself & all others
  • Communicating at all times with all team members.


Apply here: Perth Entry-level Drillers Offsider


All applicants will need to be Perth based for interviews, medicals and inductions.

If you fit the above criteria and have a lifestyle that is suited to 4 weeks away, 2 weeks home, please apply today. Email your resume to or call our operations team on 6154 4678.

IP would like to thank you for your time to read and apply for this position however due to the high response only short listed people will be contacted.

CoreStaff are searching for expressions of Interest for Entry level Dump Truck Operators for potential positions at various Mine Sites around Kalgoorlie.

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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.

Blackwater, Queensland Dump Truck Salaries +40%

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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