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All Round Operator - Byerwen

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end to end service offering to clients 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.

Job Summary

This role is to is to operate a range of ancillary and production equipment in compliance with Macmahon standards, policies, procedures and expectations. The person will operate a variety of mobile plant to transport/excavate, move and/or load loose earth, rock or rubble

Job Responsibilities

Health, Safety and Risk

  • Inspect work area and equipment for hazards, damage and defects prior to commencing work
  • Complete pre-start checks
  • Attend and participate in PSI and safety meetings
  • Complete Mac 5’s and be involved in the development of JSEA’s when required
  • Ensure plant that has faulty critical components is not operated until faults are rectified


  • General duties as required under supervision (e.g. piping for water, delineator)
  • Able to operate a range of the following pieces of equipment (e.g. Dozer, Grader, Dump Truck, Water Truck, Wheel Loader, Rock Breaker, Float, Batter Excavator)
  • Floor level checks with lasers/GPS systems etc.
  • Assist with coordination at dump areas with heavy equipment
  • Clean equipment once per shift
  • Ensure all relevant documents are submitted on time for processing
  • Maintain equipment in a neat and tidy condition at all times
  • Able and willing to conduct other tasks when required


  • Ensure work is done correctly the first time to the acceptable standard so there is no rework
  • Operate in a manner that protects the ore body to maximise recovery, minimise dilution and ore loss

Team Contribution

  • Work together with excavator operators
  • Support employees and contractors to comply with all relevant policies and procedures
  • Participate and support improvement opportunities leading to safer workplaces, increased productivity and increased efficiencies
  • Participate in problem solving investigations with teams as required
  • Makes Improvements
  • Grows and Leads Teams
  • Makes an Impact
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Drives Results
  • Impacts Commercial Outcomes
  • Sets Direction
  • Builds Effective Relationships
  • Develops Self and Others
  • Minimum 1 year experience in an operator role
  • Experience operating a variety of equipment in mining industry (e.g. Cat Loaders, Graders, Excavators, Dozers etc.)
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous experience in a large scale open cut mining environment
  • High level of understanding of the mining process
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to Work on FIFO Roster
  • An Appropriate Level of Fitness for the Demands of the Role
  • Ability to Work Additional Hours when Required
  • N/A
  • Driver's Licence

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.