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Shovel Trainer

  • Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Trainer & Assessor
  • Shovel Operator
  • Trainer Mobile plant
  • Trainer
  • Job no: 7DHJN
  • Categories: Training, Mining

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

Macmahon is currently seeking experienced Electric Shovel Trainers join the Project team on site in South Africa on a Platinum Mine. These positions are offered on a 4 weeks on, 2 weeks off pattern for a 6 month fixed term assignment.

About the role:

We are currently seeking a highly skilled trainer to join our team at Mogalakwena, South Africa. This role is ideal for someone who is looking to develop their skills and gain international experience, to provide industry leading operating standards across a large Platinum Operation. Your expertise in driving optimisation and ability to communicate across cultures will be highly regarded.

The primary focus of the roles is to drive productivity improvement and to assist with infield management support and advise the current workforce on best practice.


  • Evaluate, upgrade and develop training materials to Macmahon standards
  • Promote the Macmahon values to the local workforce
  • Drive the behaviours and capabilities of the production team
  • Enhance the skills of our people to improve their operating skills and performance;
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the proficiency modelling

About you:

As a successful candidate, you will possess the following:

  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessing
  • Electric Rope Shovel experience - P&H 4100 preferable
  • Large excavator experience desirable
  • Overseas/Expat experience desirable
  • Good people management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Available to commence ASAP

If successful, you will enjoy;

  • Competitive salary
  • Long term career prospects
  • Dedicated lifestyle, financial and mental health support
  • Safe and secure village accommodation
  • Work/life balance roster - 4 week on, 2 weeks off

Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop.

APPLY NOW and Grow with Us!

  • Published on 18 Jun 2019, 7:13 AM