UNDERGROUND TRUCK OPERATOR - RESIDENTIAL

Location: Bullant

Roster: 7:7

Residential: Kalgoorlie / Boulder

Norton Gold Fields, an approved EEO employer, is seeking an experienced Underground Truck Operator for out Bullant mine. An Employer of Choice with a Clear Growth Strategy, Norton Gold Fields provides career opportunities that benefit you and the local community. Zero Harm, Teamwork, Innovation, Performance Driven, and Efficiency.

Key Duties / Tasks for this Position:

  • Conduct pre starts on equipment prior to operation.
  • Initiate and participate in equipment handovers with Underground Shift Supervisor and cross shift operator.
  • Understanding of underground mining development, production and services operations.
  • Operation of light vehicles in a mining type environment.
  • Safe, efficient and productive operation of underground equipment
  • Initiate and participate in equipment handovers with cross shift operator.
  • Transport ore and mullock to the designated areas as directed by your Supervisor each shift.
  • Operate the truck to Best Practice to minimise damage on equipment, tyres gearboxes and the vehicle in general.
  • Provide assistance to other mining operators as and when required.
  • Identify and alert Supervisor immediately to any potential hazards.
  • Conclude shift with a hose down and refuelling of vehicle / machine.
  • Clear concise communication (including appropriate hand signals).
  • Operating underground in confined environment.
  • Decline activities when access is restricted, main haulage route.
  • Continually changing activities and breakdown repairs.
  • Provide assistance to other mining operators as and when required.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Current unrestricted C Class WA Manual Drivers Licence
  • Basic electrical and mechanical knowledge of underground trucks
  • Current Western Australian DGSC
  • Satisfactory GSDU / NPC clearance

Benefits working with Norton at their Paddington Operations:

  • Residential roles and lifestyle friendly rosters which affords the opportunity to balance family, work and community.
  • Competitive salary, rewarding your skills and experience.
  • Private health insurance for you and your family.
  • Optional TPD insurance.
  • Salary sacrificing options for housing, motor vehicles and superannuation.
  • Discounted Corporate Gym memberships with several local fitness centres.

Please note that when you apply, you agree for Norton to conduct police verification check on you.

Norton Gold Fields Limited promotes diversity in our workforce and encourages all applicants, including women, indigenous and multi cultural backgrounds to apply.

Norton Gold Fields Limited reserves the right to commence recruitment proceedings prior to the closing date, unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Norton Gold Fields Limited (Norton or the Company) is one of Australias largest domestic gold producers, with annual production of more than 150,000 ounces. The Company has a mining and processing complex in Western Australias world-class Kalgoorlie gold region.

The Paddington mining and exploration tenement package covers an area of 678km. It is 100% owned and operated by Zijin Mining and is centred around the Paddington Mill which is located 35km north-west of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

04/11/2019 $0 Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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