Shovel Operator

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

Macmahon is currently seeking experienced Shovel Operators to join the Tropicana Project team. Macmahon is committed to attracting high potential employees and believe that our people define our competitive edge in the market place, driving our growth. These positions will either be on a 2:1, flying from Perth to Project Site.

To be considered in this position you must have;

  • Previous experience in a similar role in an open-cut mining environment;
  • Extensive experience operating 250 tonne+ excavators in production mode, preferably on one of the following
  • CAT 6060 Face Shovel 
  • Demonstrated experience operating variety of ancillary equipment, e.g.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of the team; 
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrating commitment to Macmahon safety culture and values; and 
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence



To be successful in this position you will enjoy

  • Newly increased competitive base hourly rate + 7% market uplift allowance
  • Camp 5 minutes from site 
  • Permanent full time position with all the benefits 
  • Long Term Project Opportunity
  • Excellent Camp Facilities
  • Training and up skilling from a registered RTO


Should you be successful in being offered a role in Macmahon's Surface Mining Division, you will be required to pass a medical and drug and alcohol test along with obtaining a National Police Clearance.


If you are interested in this position then APPLY NOW and look forward to working on this exciting operation with Macmahon.