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Excavator Operator - Telfer

  • Location Telfer Gold Mine
  • Work Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Job no: 498060
  • Categories: Telfer

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Telfer Gold Mine

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector throughout Australia and South East Asia. Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

The Telfer Gold Mine site, located in the Great Sandy Desert in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia, produces copper and gold. Macmahon commenced its operations at the Telfer mine site in February 2016 and is delivering the surface drill and blast, load and haul, mobile maintenance and rehandle mine functions.

We are currently seeking an Excavator Operator to join the Macmahon Telfer team. These positions are continuous rosters; day and night - 14 Shifts on / 7 Shifts off roster, flying from Perth.

To be considered in this position you must have;

  • Significant experience as a Primary Production Excavator Operator
  • Extensive experience operating 400 tonne+ excavators preferably on one of the following;
    • CAT 6060
    • Liebherr 996
    • RH340
  • Ancillary equipment on a variety of the following;
    • CAT D10/D11 dozers
    • CAT 994 loaders
    • CAT graders 16m/24m
  • Previous experience on CAT dump trucks
  • Physical fitness in line with the demands of the role
  • Proven ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner
  • Current Drivers Licence – C Class minimum

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
  • Nationally recognised training and upskilling opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration

Macmahon recognises that a skilled and capable workforce is essential to its ongoing success. With a commitment to offer training and development for its employees, Macmahon offers participation in a structured site-based training program leading to the nationally recognised RII30115 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

Should you be successful in being offered a role in Macmahons' 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 working on this exciting operation with Macmahon.


  • Published on 12 Jun 2018, 1:21 AM