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Dewatering Operators

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

Due to our ongoing growth, Macmahon is currently seeking enthusiastic and experienced people to join the team at the King of the Hills (KOTH) mine located in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia, 28km north of Leonora. Macmahon has secured a five-year Surface and Underground mining contract with RED 5 Ltd. The mine anticipates annual production above 200kozpa. KOTH is Australia’s next major Gold Mine, which will feature state-of-the-art technology, 85% new plant and brand-new camp facilities.

Macmahon is committed to attracting high potential employees and believe that our people define our competitive edge in the marketplace, driving our growth.

We are currently seeking an experienced Dewatering Operators on a 2:1 Roster to the Project with responsibilities not limited to:

  • Will be acting in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture, performance and ensures that the Macmahon’s core values are adhered at all times
  • Installing/moving and removing of poly pipelines, diesel pumping systems and associated plant (valving/control) for Open Cut Mining Operations
  • Scheduled inspections, adjustments, troubleshooting and timely repairs
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures
  • Maintaining high standards of housekeeping in and out of the workshops and other areas
  • Demonstrating full compliance with the Participating and contributing to audits in the maintenance and production facilities.

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Dewatering Operation
  • IT experience essential
  • Completion of secondary/high school education.
  • Certificate (PMBWELD301B) Butt Welding of Pipelines and Piping components in accordance with the Australian Guidelines
  • Integrated Tool Handler Qualifications/Experience (Desirable)


There is the opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, dynamic, approachable and friendly team with future prospects within a well reputed organisation. 

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. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.