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Dump Truck & Water Cart Operator - Byerwen

Company Description

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

Delivering a comprehensive range of surface and underground mining, civil design and construction, performance enhancement, and mine site maintenance and rehabilitation services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

Position Summary

Macmahon is currently seeking Dump Truck Operators to join the operations team at our Byerwen coal project located near Glenden in the Bowen Basin.

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the positions are responsible for operating tip tray trucks and transport earth, rock or rubble to specified dumping locations.

Key duties/responsibilites include:

  • Safe and efficient operation of trucks as directed
  • Maintaining truck in a neat and tidy condition at all times
  • Inspecting work areas and equipment for hazards, damage and defects prior to commencing work
  • Recording all shift data accurately and on time
  • Engaging in positive communications at all times


To be considered for a Dump Truck Operator position, you must be able to demonstrate competency and at least 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role along with:

  • An excellent safety record and attitude
  • Experience in an open cut mining environment
  • An appropriate level of fitness and the ability to maintain prolonged sitting

Successful applicants must be able to supply or obtain:

  • Coal Board Medical
  • Standard 11 Statement of Attainment
  • Current mining competencies or qualifications
  • Manual Driver’s License

All applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol screen.


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