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Excavator Operator - Telfer


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Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. With extensive experience in both surface and underground mining operations, Macmahon offers exciting opportunities for career growth across a range of locations and commodity sectors.

The Telfer Gold Mine is located in the Great Sandy Desert in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia and 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.

  • Permanent full time role with a leading mining contractor  
  • 2 weeks on 1 week off roster flying in and out of Perth
  • Short and direct Perth airport to camp travel in just 2 hours

We are currently looking for experienced Production Excavator Operators to join our Team at Telfer on a 2 weeks on (7 dayshifts followed by 7 nightshifts), 1 week off roster flying in and out of Perth.

Reporting to Production Supervisor, Production Excavator Operator is responsible for achieving our production targets, by operating the machinery in a safe and efficient manner.

Daily duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Top loading trucks and double benching;
  • Operating ancillary various equipment as required; and
  • Undertaking labouring duties as required.
About you:
  • Previous experience in a similair role in an open-cut mining enviroment;
  • Extensive experience operating 300 tonne+ excavators in production mode, preferably one fo the following:
    • CAT 6060
    • HIT 3600
  • Demonstrated experience operating variety of ancillary equipment, e.g:
    • CAT D10/D11 dozers;
    • CAT 994 loaders;
    • CAT 16M/24M graders;
  • Ability to work idependently as well as a part of the team;
  • Grat interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Demonstarted commitment to Macmahon safety culture and values; and 
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence. 

As a part of recruitment process for this role you may be required to complete a pre-employment medical, inclusive of laboratory drug and alcohol screen and complete a criminal history and qualification checks. 

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.