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Dump Truck Operator

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - WA Regional
Production / Operations, Operator - Dump Truck, Operator - All Round / Multi Skilled
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Our people are central to our success.

With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential.

Join our team of industry leaders – because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.

About us

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, we optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.

About the role

As our next Dump Truck Operator reporting to the Mining Supervisor, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results

Location & Scope

Rocky’s Reward open cut mining operation, Leinster WA

14/7 FIFO roster (Day and Night shift) exit Perth

Some of your duties will include;  

  • Operating machinery efficiently, safely, and competently to ensure maximum output 
  • Complying with Thiess’s policies and procedures 
  • Responding to instructions from Mining Supervisor 
  • Effectively positioning machinery to allow for efficient loading 
  • Setting and maintain high housekeeping standards 
  • Carrying out pre-start checks 

About you

  • At least 12 months' mining experience as a mining production dump truck operator 
  • Equivalent to, or specific experience operating Caterpillar 785 (C/D) dump trucks is essential. Experience operating Caterpillar 793 dump trucks preferred
  • Sound knowledge of hard rock mining operations
  • HR Driver's Licence desirable; a current C Class Driver's Licence is essential

About the benefits

  • The option to salary-sacrifice flights
  • Accommodation is provided in the Leinster Village and township. With recent investment in the town and the mine site, there are great facilities available to make you feel comfortable
  • Leinster has a swimming pool, fitness centre, squash, basketball and tennis courts, a grassed oval, an indoor sporting stadium and a 6 hole golf course
  • There is also a medical centre, plus an IGA supermarket which also has access to an ATM facility
  • There is no ‘Wet Mess’ as this function is provided at the Tavern which also offers meals and a bottle shop
  • Leinster is only a 1 hour and 20 minute flight from Perth with a short drive from camp to site, meaning you spend less time travelling to and from work
  • Full time direct employment, a competitive salary and the opportunity to be a part of the world's largest Mining Services Provider: Thiess Mining & Metals

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess.

To apply for this role please follow the below link. 

How to apply

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