Plant Operator Heavy Mobile Equipment - Quarries Sydney

Plant Operator Heavy Mobile Equipment - Quarries Sydney

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Plant Operator – Quarries

Plant Operator Heavy Mobile Equipment - Quarries Sydney

Boral is an international building and construction materials group, with its headquarters in Sydney, Australia. With more than A$4.4 billion worth of annualized sales, Boral has around 12,000 full-time equivalent employees working across over 550 operating sites including joint ventures. Boral produces and distributes a broad range of construction materials, including quarry products, cement, fly ash, pre-mix concrete and asphalt; and building products, including clay bricks and pavers, clay and concrete roof tiles, concrete masonry products, plasterboard and timber. Boral primarily serves customers in the building and construction industries with operations concentrated in three key geographical markets – Australia, the USA and Asia.

The Role

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a plant operator within the quarry located at Dunmore. They are searching for a dependable Operator to support the team by the safe and efficient operation of heavy mobile equipment and general quarry plant duties.

Plant Operator Heavy Mobile Equipment - Quarries Sydney

If you have a passion to learn, continually improve and if you get pleasure out of safe achievements, then maybe it’s worth thinking about a career in Boral Quarries as a possibility just for you!You will work towards gaining skills for all tasks throughout the Quarry not limited to using heavy mobile equipment.

Duties to Safely learn reliable proficiency in:

  • Mobile Plant including Articulated Dump trucks, Front End Loaders, Excavator and Skid Steer
  • Basic maintenance and plant cleaning along with general labouring duties
  • Participation in safety initiatives including pre-starts, toolboxes and incident reporting

Plant Operator Heavy Mobile Equipment

Plant Operator Heavy Mobile Equipment - Quarries Sydney

Must haves:

  • Self-motivated with a strong commitment to safety, health and quality
  • Desire and ability to work effectively within a team with minimal supervision
  • The capacity to regularly work Monday to Saturday including 12 hour days
  • Initiative to make reasoned decisions to optimize operations and equipment efficiency
  • Experience with effective use of Mobile Plant

On offer:

  • Permanent full time position
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Organization dedicated to health, safety and the environment

Boral values and is committed to creating a diverse working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitable applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

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Plant Operator Heavy Mobile Equipment - Quarries Sydney

NOTE: When you apply for this job Plant Operator – Quarries, take a look at your current resume and cover letter. Always match the first page of your resume to details of the job. Search the job ad for keywords and add them into your resume because if you don’t, your application may be scanned and rejected before it even gets read by a human.

How to apply

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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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