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Tropicana - Shovel/Excavator Trainer (8:6 Roster)

Job No.: 497701

Location: WA Regional

Job type: Full Time

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and in New Zealand, Asia and Africa.

Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

The Tropicana Gold Project is a large gold mining operation located 330km north-east of Kalgoorlie, on the edge of Western Australia's Great Victoria Desert. Macmahon's 10-year mining contract includes all mine planning, drill and blast, load and haul, crusher feed and other associated works.

Macmahon is currently seeking experienced Shovel /Excavator Trainers to join our mining production team. This position will be on a continuous 8 days on / 6 days off roster, flying from Perth to the Tropicana Project Site.

To be successful in this position you must have:

  • Proven experience as Operator in a large scale surface mining project
  • Proven experience in operation of 500+Tonne Caterpillar 6060 Face Shovel or similar size machine and or experience operating 300+Tonne excavators CAT 6050,6040,Hitachi 3600
  • Experience in a Site Trainer Role within a surface mining project
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE)
  • Strong time management and coordination ability
  • Proven ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience in Minestar or similar type Dispatch System.
  • Current Heavy Rigid (HR) Licence

If successful you will enjoy:

  • Permanent Staff Role
  • Long term career prospects and stability
  • Training and up skilling opportunities
  • Work on an established project within a great team environment an established support network
  • Competitive Remuneration

To be considered for this role, applicants are required to provide a current Resume, including two contactable referees’, able to meet Pre-employment medical, obtain a National Police Clearance and pass a drug & alcohol screening test prior to commencement.

If you are interested in this position then APPLY NOW and look forward to working on this expanding operation with Macmahon.

Closing date: for applications



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