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Trainee Dump Truck Operator Job NSW by WorkPac Group
Bengalla has an amazing opportunity for Trainees in the Upper Hunter Valley.
Applications are being sought from those who would like to undertake a Certificate III Surface Extraction Operation Dump Truck Program, at the Bengalla Mine site near Muswellbrook, NSW.
To be successful in this position, you will have a strong and honest work ethic and be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to safety.
Successful applicants will be employed by WorkPac, and will join the production team at the local Bengalla mine site as a Dump Truck Operator.
Candidates must be able to provide a residential address located within 60km of Muswellbrook on application and have a full manual drivers licence.
Due to the high demand of applications, only those progressing to the next stage of the recruitment process will be contacted in the coming weeks.
All phone calls will be directed to apply online only.
Advertiser: WorkPac Group
Note: this job may or may not be still available.
Bengalla is a single pit open cut mine, using a dragline, truck and excavator method. The mine’s employees work in shifts to keep the mine operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Geologically the operation is situated in a Permian basin called the Sydney basin, and mines the Whittingham Coal Measures of the Hunter Coalfields.
In 2015 Bengalla produced 8.318 million tonnes of thermal coal. After washing and preparation for sale, the coal is loaded onto trains and transported to the Port Waratah Coal Terminal in Newcastle where it is shipped to international customers.
Bengalla had JORC run of mine coal reserves totalling 269 million tonnes (163 million tonnes proved and 106 million tonnes probable) as at 31 December 2014.
This Trainee Dump Truck Operator job in the NSW mining and resource sector is posted by from WorkPac Group, who are a leading labour hire company in Australia.
How to apply for the WorkPac Group, Bengalla Mine NSW Trainee Dump Truck Operator job
Click this link to go to the WorkPac Group website: Trainee Dump Truck Operator Job NSW
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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
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