Specialized Civil Plant Operator Dam Project Weipa - iMINCO

Currently looking for Specialized Civil Plant operators for Tailings Dam Project in Weipa

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Specialized Civil Plant Operator – Weipa

A wide range of machinery operators are required to work in Far North Queensland to take part on multiple civil operations. FIFO from Cairns.


  • Duration: 5 month project
  • Project: Tailings Dam / Wall Raise, specialized civil project
  • Roster: Monday – Saturday on a 2:1 Roster
  • Transport: FIFO from Cairns
  • Accommodation: Camp & Meals Supplied
  • Hours of Work: 10-12 hour days

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  • Prior Tailings Dam experience is highly regarded
  • Experience on one or all of the following equipment:
  • CAT 320, CAT 329, CAT 349 – Final Trim / GPS
  • D6, D7, D10 Dozer
  • CAT 815, 825 Compactor
  • Scrapers – CAT 623G/K – Experience with laser level scrapers highly advantageous
  • Graders – 140M All Wheel, 140M – GPS
  • Water Carts, Water Trucks
  • Must have detailed design, final trim or extensive civil tailings dam experience
  • Current Drivers License
  • Operating Tickets or Certificates
  • Proof of Right to work in Australia
  • Apply Risk Management Processes Certification – or willing to obtain
  • CPR – or willing to obtain [Valid for 1 year] – or willing to obtain
  • First Aid – or willing to obtain [Valid for 3 years] – or willing to obtain
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Use Awareness Training – or willing to obtain [Valid 2 years] – or willing to obtain
  • Strong compliance to and knowledge of site safety rules and regulations. High safety regard is paramount for this role.

**Looking for motivated, highly skilled civil plant operators.

In return you will be provided with:

  • Accommodation and meals for the duration of the project
  • Flights: Flights to and from Cairns only.
  • An opportunity to grow your skills and work with a great team in one of the most beautiful, remote locations in Australia!

Note: The successful applicant will need to complete a Pre-Employment and Drug & Alcohol before commencing on site.

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