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Telfer Leading Hand - Production

Job No.: 497795

Location: WA Metropolitan

Job type: Full Time

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and South East Asia.

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.

Macmahon is seeking applications from experienced Production Leading Hands to work on this operation FIFO from Perth to Project Site on a 2/1 roster. 

The key responsibilities include and not limited to:

  • Assist the Production Supervisor to effectively implement daily work plans and clearly communicate the plan to employees
  • Assist the Production Supervisor to effectively allocate resources, including people, equipment and materials, to meet safety and operational requirements
  • Inspect work areas to ensure they meet the required safety and operational standards for site and take appropriate action when required
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with employees
  • Operate assigned equipment to achieve operational targets
  • Promote positivity and productivity throughout the team

 To be successful in this position you will ideally have;

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a mining environment
  • Leadership experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Demonstrated operational discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to operate equipment to achieve production targets
  • Work independently and within a team when required
  • People management experience
  • Professional, positive interpersonal and communication skills


  • Current Drivers Licence (manual)
  • Cert III in Surface Extraction (preferred)
  • Cert IV in Frontline Management (preferred) 

If successful in this position you will enjoy

  • Permanent employment opportunity
  • Excellent health and wellbeing camp facilities including; 24 hour gym, outdoor gym, golf driving range, tennis and basketball courts, lawn balls, indoor squash court, football oval & cricket nets
  • Invaluable exposure to a variety of Heavy Duty Mining Machinery
  • Permanent room allocation
  • Simple travel – fly direct to camp!
  • Nationally recognised training and upskilling opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration

Should you be successful in being offered a role in Macmahon’s Surface Mining Division, you will be required to pass a medical and drug and alcohol test along with obtaining a National Police Certificate.

If you are interested in this position then APPLY NOW and look forward to your application.


Closing date: for applications

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