Operator - Heavy Mobile Plant

Immediate Start Available, ATSI & Female applicants are encouraged to apply, Even time roster.

About the business


WALGA Mining & Services aims to recruit and retain the best talent and we are committed to unleashing the potential of our people by challenging them and giving them the support and autonomy, they need to achieve their goals.


About the role


We would like to hear from operators, preferably with experience in operating CAT Off-Highway Haul Trucks or those that are looking for their opportunity to break in to the mining sector with a locally owned organisation poised for continued growth.

The role is located at the Iron Knob Mine Area, 54km from the city of Whyalla.  

This is a residential 7/7 roster, where transport will be provided daily from Whyalla to the operation.   

If you are a proactive, self-motivated, enthusiastic team player with a high regard for safety, along with a strong work ethic and the ability to strive in a challenging environment, we could be looking for you.


Job tasks & responsibilities


The role may encompass the following duties but not limited to:

  • Ensure compliance with all Company and site standards, policies and procedures
  • Operate predominantly CAT equipment
  • Feeding crushing and integrated process facilities with FELs
  • Train loading
  • Daily housekeeping of equipment to comply with company policy
  • Ensure equipment is safe, in good working order and that all defects are reported immediately
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner as per the Company and site procedures
  • Other duties as directed


Skills & experience


To be successful in this role the ideal candidate(s) will have;

         Demonstrate a sound understanding safe work procedures

         Ability to adhere to and work within HSSE framework

         Complete all necessary documents including logs, routine task lists etc and provide both verbal and written reports where necessary

         Current competencies in haul trucks, loader, grader, skidsteer and dozer will be highly regarded

         Current Australian C class licence HR or greater a distinct advantage

         Mining industry and/or heavy mobile fleet experience

         Ability to work effectively and efficiently within a team environment

         Demonstrated track record of working safely

         Fit and energetic with a good work ethic

         A willingness to learn & further develop skills

This position is residential from within the Whyalla region, therefore no FIFO or camp accommodation is provided.

This is a great opportunity to work with a team that will challenge you to develop to your full potential.

WALGA Mining & Services is a 100% Indigenous Owned Whyalla based company.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander & Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications Close 12:00pm Friday 6 December 2019.

25/11/2019 $0 Whyalla & Eyre Peninsula 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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