Truck driver mining jobs - haul truck driving course

Truck Driver Mining Jobs

Truck drivers use heavy vehicles such as haul packs to transport goods and materials from one area to another. Truck drivers in the minerals industry may perform the following tasks:

  • Check brakes, oil, tyres, electrical systems, water, hydraulics and air;
  • Load, or †supervise loading, †material onto the truck;
  • Transport material to destination, and
  • Maintain log books.

Wages

Dump Truck Operator: $60,000 “Ē $105,000+

Qualifications

Entry is generally through a nationally recognised haul truck training course (RIIMPO311A “ď Conduct Haul Truck Operations), a traineeship and/or at least 1 year`s relevant experience.

Mining companies and contractors are the main employers of truck drivers in the mining industry.

Here is a link to more information on a Dump Truck Course you can undertake to work in the Australian mines

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